How are wet and dry cells different, how do they work?

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How are wet and dry cells different, how do they work?

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Batteries have two substances separated by an electrolyte. One of the substances can give up an electron, and then be dissolved in/pass through the electrolyte. Arriving at the other end, they suck back the electron, which creates a shortage of electrons, which breaks another electron off back where it started.

A wet cell has a liquid electrolyte (you could spill it, like most car batteries). A dry cell has a solid or paste electrolyte that won’t run or spill, like the common AA, C, D batteries.