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Leclanche Cell Definition



Flashlight batteries are Leclance cells.

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Definition: A Leclanche cell is a dry cell battery that uses a moist paste as the electrolyte solution.

Examples: Flashlight batteries are Leclanche cells. The moist paste electrolyte is generally a combination of powdered carbon, NH4Cl, MnO2 and ZnCl2.

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