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  Definition of battery
  1. an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
  2. 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"
  3. a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
  4. a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
  5. a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests"
  6. a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher
  7. group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
Similar Words: assault and battery, barrage, barrage fire, bombardment, shelling, electric battery, stamp battery

 

Hyponyms: resisting arrest, A battery, B battery, C battery, voltaic battery, galvanic battery, voltaic pile, pile, galvanic pile

 

Part Meronyms: baseball team

 

Derivational Morphology: blast, shell

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 电池   Croatian: baterija  
Dutch: batterij   Finnish: paristo  
French: pile   German: Batterie  
Hebrew: סוֹלְלָה   Italian: pila  
Japanese: 電池   Korean: 전지  
Malay: bateri   Polish: bateria  
Russian: батарея   Slovene: baterija  
Spanish: pila   Swedish: batteri  
 
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