lead-acid accumulator

noun
a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts
Syn: ↑lead-acid battery
Hypernyms: ↑storage battery, ↑accumulator
Hyponyms: ↑car battery, ↑automobile battery

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