International Electrotechnical Commission
Glossary

Terms defined in IEC 62257-8-1


3.1electrochemical cell or battery
3.2secondary cell
3.3storage battery (secondary battery)
3.4lead-acid battery
3.5terminal (pole)
3.6density
3.7electrolyte
3.8dry charged battery
3.9self-discharge
3.10observed battery capacity
3.11nominal capacity
3.12rated capacity (of a cell or a battery)
3.13short-circuit current
3.14charge rate
3.15ambient temperature
3.16gassing of a cell
3.17constant current charge
3.18initial charge
3.19cycling (of a cell or battery)
3.20commissioning
3.21BMS