standard cell

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stan·dard cell

an electrical cell having a definite known voltage; used to calibrate other electric cells.
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In the maintenance of the electrical units by the national standardizing laboratories and the International Bureau of Weights and Measures very important roles are played by material electrical standards of two kinds namely, the resistance standard and the standard cell.
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