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electric cell
1. A single unit of a primary or secondary battery that converts chemical energy into electric energy.
2. A single unit of a device that converts radiant energy into electric energy, such as a nuclear, solar, or photovoltaic cell.
3. A device; such as, a battery, that is capable of changing some form of energy including chemical energy or radiant energy, into electricity.
4. A container holding materials that produce electricity by chemical action.

A battery consists of one or more electric cells.

This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 6)