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Glossary

EN self-discharge  
phenomenon by which a cell or battery loses energy in other ways than by discharge into an external circuit

Note1 to entry: See also charge retention.

[SOURCE: IEC60050-482:2004, 482-03-27]


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-1, ed. 3.0 (2015-10) Terms     Info
Reference number:A.127

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