Two or more electrical cells, electrically connected so that combination furnishes current as a unit.
Devices attached to the positive post of one end cell and the negative of the other, by means of which the battery is connected to the circuit.
The process of ensuring that the cells and plates within a battery are charged sufficiently for the battery to perform its desired function. Boost charging is typically done for a short duration at a high current.
Warping or bending of the battery plates.
A term used to describe the operation of joining two pieces of lead by melting them at practically the same instant so they may run together as one continuous piece. Usually done with mixture of oxygen and hydrogen or acetylene gases, hydrogen and compressed air, or oxygen and illuminating gas.