Electrolytic cell

Electrolytic cell,

Definition of Electrolytic cell:

  1. See electrolysis.

  2. A cell in which electrolysis occurs, consisting of an electrolyte through which current from an external source is passed, by a system of electrodes, in order to produce an electrochemical reaction.

  3. A cell consisting of an electrolyte, its container, and two electrodes, in which the electrochemical reaction between the electrodes and the electrolyte produces an electric current.

How to use Electrolytic cell in a sentence?

  1. In an electrolytic cell, the power source pumps electrons into the electrode to which it is attached; that electrode is the cathode.

Meaning of Electrolytic cell & Electrolytic cell Definition