Dry Cell

Science / Chemistry / Dry Cell: A electrolytic cell that uses a moist paste rather than a liquid as an electrolyte. Flashlight batteries are dry cells with a zinc cup for an anode, a carbon rod for a cathode, and a paste made of powdered carbon, NH4Cl, zncl2, and mno2 for an electrolyte.

Other Words for Cell

Cell Noun Synonyms: chamber, room, apartment, cubicle, stall
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Other Words for Dry

Dry Verb Synonyms: dry up or out, wither, shrivel, shrink, wilt
Dry Adjective Synonyms: dreary, boring, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, wearying, tiring, dull, uninteresting, monotonous, prosaic, commonplace, stale, uninspired, plain, unadorned, unembellished
Dry Noun Synonyms: dehydrated, desiccated, arid, sear, parched, waterless, moistureless, barren, bare, fruitless
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Micelles

Science / Biology / Micelles: Structures formed when bile salts surround digested fats in order to enable the water-insoluble fats to be absorbed by the epithelial cells lining the small intestine. MORE

Microcell

Technology / Cell Phones / Microcell: A cell having a very small coverage area, which could be as small as one floor of an office building, one part of an airline terminal, or one corner of a busy intersection. These cells are typically u MORE

Microspore Mother Cell

Science / Biology / Microspore Mother Cell: Cells in the microsporangium that undergo meiosis to produce microspores. In flowering plants the microspore is known as the pollen grain, and contains a three-celled male. MORE

Megaspore Mother Cell

Science / Biology / Megaspore Mother Cell: Cells that undergo meiosis to produce megaspores. MORE

Mast Cells

Science / Biology / Mast Cells: Cells that synthesize and release histamine, as during an allergic response; found most often in connective tissue surrounding blood vessels. MORE

Load Cell

Technology / Rockets / Load Cell: Transducer which measures force as a function of resistance or voltage. MORE

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