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Chemistry Chapter 21 Vocabulary

Taken from original Test; made 3/8/11, test in 3/10/11
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Fuel Cells
Voltaic Cells in which a fuel cell undergoes oxidation and from which electrical energy is obtained continuously
Salt Bridge
A tube containing a conducting solution
Anode
The electrode at which oxidation occurs
Electrode
A conductor in a circuit that carries electrons to or from a substance other than a metal
Cathode
The electrode at which reduction occurs
Dry Cell
A voltaic cell in which the electrolyte is paste
Battery
A group of cells that are connected together
Electrolysis
The process in which electrical energy is used to bring about a chemical change
Voltaic Cell
An electrochemical cell that is used to convert chemical energy into electrical energy
Half-Cell
One part of a voltaic cell, in which either oxidation or reduction occurs