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if a wire is not connected to a cell ,will the charges get exhausted as time passes

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if a wire is not connected to a cell will the charge get exhausted
asked Dec 13, 2014 in Physics by rahana (140 points)

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If the terminals of the cell are not well insulated from atmospheric contact, the charge will reduce with time due to conduction by moisture etc
answered Dec 14, 2014 by admin (4,920 points)
thanku  very much
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Yes. It is possible. Everything has some life period. It happens due to very slow intra chemical reactions in the cell
answered Sep 12, 2017 by giginailo (2,580 points)