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dry cell Syllabification: dry cell
Pronunciation: /ˈdrī ˌsel/

Definition of dry cell in English:


An electric cell in which the electrolyte is absorbed in a solid to form a paste, preventing spillage. Compare with wet cell.
Example sentences
  • Manganese dioxide is used primarily in the manufacture of dry cells.
  • They can run on replaceable dry cells.
  • The only equipment needed was the receiver, powered by dry cells.
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