Dry cell

type of electric battery

Dry cells are a type of chemical cells.[1] Dry cells are commonly used today in the form of batteries. Dry cells are used in many electrical appliances.[1]

Types of dry cellsEdit

Primary cells are not rechargeable.[2] They have to be thrown away after their chemicals are used.

Secondary cells are rechargeable. They can be used again.

Related pagesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ramsden, E. N. (2001). Chemistry. Nelson Thornes. p. 230. ISBN 978-0-7487-6242-2.
  2. Avison, John (2014). The World of Physics. Nelson Thornes. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-17-438733-6.