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1. A chemical electrode whose cell potential remains fixed and against which an indicator electrode is compared.
The most common reference electrode is the silver electrode or silver chloride electrode.2. An electrode the placement of which is remote from the source of recorded activity, so that it is presumed to be at either a negligible or a constant potential.
This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 99)
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internal reference electrode
In chemistry, the metal electrode inside all chemical-sensing potentiometric (voltage-measuring) electrodes.
This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 93) inter-, intero- (page 11)