- A device which mixes oxygen and hydrogen to produce pure water and electricity.
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fuel cell — n a piece of equipment that combines two different ↑elements, such as ↑oxygen and ↑hydrogen, to produce electricity in order to supply power to a vehicle or machine … Dictionary of contemporary English
fuel cell — fuel ,cell noun count TECHNICAL the equipment that produces power in an electric vehicle … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
fuel cell — n. an electrochemical generator that produces direct current from a chemical reaction, as from combining oxygen and hydrogen … English World dictionary
Fuel cell — For other uses, see Fuel cell (disambiguation). Demonstration model of a direct methanol fuel cell. The actual fuel cell stack is the layered cube shape in the center of the image A fuel cell is a device that converts the chemical energy from a… … Wikipedia
fuel cell — a device that produces a continuous electric current directly from the oxidation of a fuel, as that of hydrogen by oxygen. [1920 25] * * * Device that converts chemical energy of a fuel directly into electricity (see electrochemistry). Fuel cells … Universalium
fuel cell — noun cell that produces electricity by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and air); often used in electric cars • Hypernyms: ↑cell, ↑electric cell * * * ˈfuel cell 8 [fuel cell] noun a device that produces electricity directly from a… … Useful english dictionary
Fuel Cell — An electrochemical device that converts chemical energy directly into electricity. An advanced energy conversion device that converts fuels to power very efficiently and with minimal environmental impact. *** A device capable of… … Energy terms
fuel cell — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fuel cell : singular fuel cell plural fuel cells physics a piece of equipment that produces power in an electric vehicle … English dictionary
fuel cell — noun Fuel cell is used before these nouns: ↑vehicle … Collocations dictionary
fuel cell — kuro elementas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Elektrocheminis elementas, kuriame tiekiamų iš išorės oksidatoriaus ir reduktoriaus (kuro) cheminės reakcijos energija paverčiama elektros energija. atitikmenys: angl. fuel cell rus. топливный… … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
fuel cell — fu′el cell n. elm a device that produces a continuous electric current directly from the oxidation of a fuel, as that of hydrogen • Etymology: 1920–25 … From formal English to slang