Meaning of “electrolytic cell” in the English Dictionary


"electrolytic cell" in English

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electrolytic cellnoun [ C ]

uk /i.lek.trəˌlɪt.ɪk ˈsel/ us /i.lek.trəˌlɪt̬.ɪk ˈsel/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • It was as if in each electrolytic cell atoms of matter and atoms of electricity travelled together. 
  • Or we may, by the help of some artifice, decompose a solution in any electrolytic cell by connecting only one pole of the cell to the line or source of energy. 

(Definition of “electrolytic cell” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)