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A primary electric cell in which the electrolyte is a liquid.Compare with dry cell
- ‘There are two types of batteries: wet cell and sealed.’
- ‘They will operate off a 9 volt 90 amp dry cell batter or a 12 volt wet cell battery.’
- ‘The Daniell cell is a wet cell consisting of copper and zinc plates and copper and zinc sulphates.’
- ‘Paul persevered when incarcerated in a cold, wet cell.’
wet cell/ˈwet ˌsel/
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