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The most important electronics terms, demystified in one place.

Battery

Our Take

A chemical voltage source. Depending on the chemical make-up and size, it can have a variety of voltages, power capacities (how much current they can source at any give moment), and energy capacities (how much charge they can provide total).

Book Definition

A battery is a device that converts chemical energy into electrical energy.

Grob’s Basic Electronics, 11th Edition by Mitchel E. Schultz

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