storage cell


Cars & Driving


  • A cell whose available energy can be replenished after discharge, with the process being able to be repeated safely multiple times. Examples include lithium-ion cells, and nickel-metal hydride cells. This contrasts with a non-rechargeable cell, whose manner of discharge does not lend itself to recharging. Also called secondary cell, or rechargeable cell.
  • The smallest unit of information a digital computer can handle. Usually synonymous with bit.
  • In computers, an elementary unit of storage, such as a binary cell.
  • synonymsecondary cell

General Science

  • noun an apparatus that generates electricity by means of a reversible chemical reaction