Definitions for battery

Definitions for (noun) battery

Main entry: assault and battery, battery

Definition: an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact

Main entry: barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling

Definition: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

Usage: they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops; the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Main entry: battery, electric battery

Definition: a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series

Main entry: battery, stamp battery

Definition: a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores

Main entry: battery

Definition: a collection of related things intended for use together

Usage: took a battery of achievement tests

Main entry: battery

Definition: a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher

Main entry: battery

Definition: group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place

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