An assembly of electrochemical cells with a common output.
Note: 1 In French, the term batterie usually refers to an assembly of secondary cells.
Note: 2 In English, the term primary battery refers to an assembly of primary cells, and the terms secondary battery and storage battery refer to an assembly of secondary cells.
Note: 3 In English, the term " disposable battery " refers to a primary battery, and the term " rechargeable battery " refers to a secondary battery, but these terms are deprecated.
Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)
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