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  1. Bunsen cell(Noun)

    An early electrical battery using zinc and graphite in dilute chromic acid

  2. Origin: named for Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

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  1. Bunsen cell

    The Bunsen cell is a zinc-carbon primary cell composed of a zinc anode in dilute sulfuric acid separated by a porous pot from a carbon cathode in nitric or chromic acid.


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