\stˈɔːɹɪd͡ʒ bˈatəɹi], \stˈɔːɹɪdʒ bˈatəɹi], \s_t_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɪ_dʒ b_ˈa_t_ə_ɹ_i]\
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A battery having two plates of lead or other material immersed in an electrolyte; when these are charged with a current of electricity they become negative and positive, and when a connection is made the current flows from one to the other as between the poles of a galvanic battery; accumulator. See cut under battery.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
secondary or galvanic accumulator. A galvanic b. with lead plates as electrodes and dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte. It must first be charged by passing an electric current through it for a number of hours. Lead oxid collects on one plate and spongy lead on the other. It can then be used at any time to give a current of 2+ volts until the stored electricity is all given off, when it must be charged again.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe