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Negative (-) Normally refers to the negative (-) battery terminal, which is the point from which electrons flow during discharge. The negative (-) terminal cap or cable is typically black, designating negative (-). See also Ground.
Negative (-) Plate The negative (-) electrodes of a battery composed of "spongy" lead on a grid. See also Active Material.
NiCad nickel-cadmium battery
Nickel-Metal-Hydride Battery (NiMH) A form of rechargeable battery used in portable devices such as camcorders, cell phones, cordless phones and laptops. It provides a higher capacity than a nickel-cadmium battery but is designed to perform at a lower discharge rate.
NiMH nickel-metal-hydride battery
Nominal Voltage The rated voltage of a battery