zinc-air cell

Definitions

Electronics

  • A cell in which the anode is zinc, and in which the cathode reactant is oxygen present in air. Such cells feature a comparatively flat discharge curve. Used, for instance, in button cells, such as those utilized in hearing aids. Also called zinc-air battery (1).
  • synonymzinc-air battery
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