Glossary

There are a lot of words and terminology associated with the camping world and camping gear, that we don’t come across in our normal daily life. Trying to research all these terms as you read through article’s on varying topics can be time consuming and confusing!

So we’ve created the most helpful ever glossary of camping related terms and words that you can bookmark, and link back to, to make your camping learning as easy as possible. Click here to let us know if there is a word you want us to research or add to the glossary, and we will make it a priority.

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AGM – AGM is a word used when describing a characteristic of heavy duty batteries and is an acronym for ‘Absorbent Glass Matt’. In AGM batteries the acid inside is absorbed into a glass matt material, meaning there is no liquid splashing around inside. This makes them safe, as there is no risk of acid spillage. You can seal them, so they are applicable high movement environments (e.g. on a boat). And it also makes them low maintenance, as you dont need to top up the liquids in the battery, like a traditional lead acid battery.

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