fuel cell definition

  • noun:
    • An electrochemical cellular when the energy of a reaction between a fuel, eg liquid hydrogen, and an oxidant, including liquid oxygen, is transformed directly and continuously into electrical energy.
    • An electrochemical device where the intrinsic chemical no-cost power of gasoline and oxidant is catalytically converted to direct current energy.
    • mobile that creates electrical energy by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and air or zinc and air); usually used in electric automobiles
    • An electrochemical mobile in which the power of a reaction between a fuel, like fluid hydrogen, and an oxidant, including liquid air, is transformed directly and continuously into electricity.
    • An electrochemical device when the intrinsic substance no-cost energy of gasoline and oxidant is catalytically changed into direct-current power.
    • cellular that produces electricity by oxidation of gas (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and environment); often used in electric cars

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