gravity cell

gravity cell
: a voltaic cell with a zinc electrode in zinc sulfate solution at the top and a copper electrode in copper sulfate solution at the bottom, the two liquids being kept from mixing by difference in specific gravity

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a cell containing two electrolytes that have different specific gravities.

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gravity cell noun
An electric cell having electrolytes of different specific gravities, so that they form separate layers
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gravity cell,
a kind of electric cell in which the two electrolytes form in layers and do not mingle on account of their different specific gravities. Horizontal electrodes are used.

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