Electrochemical Cell Definition

Definition: An electrochemical cell is a device that generates a potential difference between electrodes using chemical reactions.

Examples: Galvanic cells and electrolytic cells are examples of electrochemical cells.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Electrochemical Cell Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 12, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-electrochemical-cell-605066. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 12). Electrochemical Cell Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-electrochemical-cell-605066 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Electrochemical Cell Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-electrochemical-cell-605066 (accessed February 19, 2018).