Associations to the word «Battery»


BATTERY, noun. A set of electrically connected electrochemical or electrostatic cells (Wikipedia).
BATTERY, noun. (legal) Act of inflicting unlawful physical violence to a person, legally distinguished from assault which includes the threat of impending violence.
BATTERY, noun. A coordinated group of artillery weapons.
BATTERY, noun. (historical) (archaic) An elevated platform on which cannon could be placed.
BATTERY, noun. An array of similar things.
BATTERY, noun. A set of small cages where hens are kept for the purpose of farming their eggs.
BATTERY, noun. (baseball) The catcher and the pitcher together
BATTERY, noun. (chess) Two or more major pieces on the same rank, file, or diagonal
BATTERY, noun. The state of a firearm when it is possible to be fired.
BATTERY ACID, noun. (literally) Acid used as electrolyte in a battery, usually sulphuric acid.
BATTERY ACID, noun. (military slang) coffee
BATTERY ACIDS, noun. Plural of battery acid
BATTERY BOOSTER, noun. A portable battery, fitted with cables and a charger, used to charge a dead battery, especially in a car.
BATTERY BOOSTERS, noun. Plural of battery booster
BATTERY CAGE, noun. A small cage in which a hen (chicken) is kept to lay eggs.
BATTERY CAGES, noun. Plural of battery cage
BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLE, noun. A type of electric vehicle that uses chemical energy stored in rechargeable battery packs.
BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLES, noun. Plural of battery electric vehicle
BATTERY HEN, noun. A hen kept in a small cage or battery.
BATTERY LIFE, noun. The time that a battery lasts
BATTERY MATE, noun. (baseball) One who plays in the same battery, either the pitcher or the catcher.
BATTERY MATES, noun. Plural of battery mate

Dictionary definition

BATTERY, noun. Group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place.
BATTERY, noun. A device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series.
BATTERY, noun. A collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests".
BATTERY, noun. A unit composed of the pitcher and catcher.
BATTERY, noun. A series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores.
BATTERY, noun. The heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing".
BATTERY, noun. An assault in which the assailant makes physical contact.

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