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Noun: dry cell  drI sel
  1. A small Leclanche cell containing no free liquid; the electrolyte is a paste and the negative zinc pole forms the container of the cell; used in flashlights, portable radios, etc.

Derived forms: dry cells

Type of: Leclanche cell

Part of: dry battery

Encyclopedia: Dry cell