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English definition of “electrolytic cell”

electrolytic cell

noun [C] uk   /ɪ.lek.trəˌlɪt.ɪkˈsel/ us    /-ˌlɪt̬-/ specialized
a device containing an electrolyte and two electrodes, either used for producing electricity through a chemical reaction or for producing a chemical change in a liquid by electrolysisElectricity and electronicsEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
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