battery

1. an installation of identical or nearly identical pieces of equipment (such as a tank battery or a battery of meters). 2. an electricity storage device.

Battery

A concentration of armaments, historically just guns, (but since World War II, rockets and missiles), specifically placed so as to defend a locality from an attacking force from the air, (see Anti-aircraft battery), land or sea.
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battery

(bat´әr-e) a set or series of cells that yield an electric current. any set, series, or grouping of similar things, as a battery of tests.
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battery

(from the article `baseball`) The pitcher and catcher together are known as the battery or as batterymen. As a fielder, the pitcher may function as an emergency first baseman, and ...
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Battery

(n) Battery in the contact with another person with an intention to do any harm or offences whether or not such an act inflicts any loss or damage to such person. Battery is a crime which can be sued for damages. Here intention of doing ham must exist
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battery

[n] - group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place 2. [n] - a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher 3. [n] - a collection of related things intended for use together 4. [n] - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores 5. [n] - a device that produces electricity 6. [n] - an assault ...
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Battery

• (v. t.) An apparatus for generating voltaic electricity. • (v. t.) The act of battering or beating. • (v. t.) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent touching of another`s person or clothes, or anything attached to his person or held by him. • (v. t.) A series of stamps opera...
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battery

<chemistry> A group of voltaic cells connected in series. ... (09 Jan 1998) ...
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battery

noun a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
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battery

assault and battery noun an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
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Battery

[baseball] In baseball, the term battery refers collectively to the pitcher and the catcher, who may also be called batterymen or batterymates of one another. == History == The use of the word `battery` in baseball was first coined by Henry Chadwick in the 1860s in reference to the firepower of a team`s pitching staff and inspired by the ar...
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Battery

[chess] A battery in chess is a formation that consists of two or more pieces on the same rank, file, or diagonal. It is a tactic involved in planning a series of captures to remove the protection of the opponent`s king, or to simply gain in the exchanges. Other chess authors limit battery to `an arrangement of two pieces in line with the e...
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Battery

[crime] Battery is a criminal offense involving unlawful physical contact, distinct from assault which is the act of creating apprehension of such contact. In the United States, criminal battery, or simply battery, is the use of force against another, resulting in harmful, offensive or sexual contact. It is a specific common law misdemeanor...
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Battery

[electricity] An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. Each cell contains a positive terminal, or cathode, and a negative terminal, or anode. Electrolytes allow ions to move between the electrodes and terminals, which allows current to flow ou...
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Battery

[offensive contact] From http://www.saqibooks.com/saqi. ISBN: Used in article on Postcards from Grave. Publisher is Saqi books. ...
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Battery

[tort] At common law, battery is the tort of intentionally (or, in Australia, negligently) and voluntarily bringing about an unconsented harmful or offensive contact with a person or to something closely associated with them (e.g. a hat, a purse). Unlike assault, battery involves an actual contact. The contact can be by one person (the tort...
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Battery

[vacuum tube] In the early days of electronics, vacuum tube devices (such as radios) were powered by batteries. Each battery had a different designation depending on which vacuum tube element it was associated with. Initially, the only such device was a diode with only a filament (cathode) and a plate (anode). Following the direction of ele...
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battery

Click images to enlargeAny chemical energy-storage device allowing release of electricity on demand. It is made up of one or more electrical cells. Electricity is produced by a chemical reaction in the cells. There are two types of battery: primary-cell batteries, which are disposable; and secondary-ce...
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Battery

Bat'ter·y noun ; plural Batteries [ French batterie , from battre . See Batter , transitive verb ] 1. The act of battering or beating. 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and vi...
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Battery

A battery is a number (or battery) of cells, connected in series with the positive terminal of one cell connected to the negative of the next. Batteries provide a d.c.(direct current) source of electrical energy
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Battery

A Battery is an electrical storage device that forms the central core of a motorcycle's electrical s
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Battery

A beating or other wrongful touching of a person. The threat to use force is an assault; actual use of force is a battery, which usually includes an assault.
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Battery

A combination of two or more chemical cells connected together electronically to produce electrical energy.
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Battery

A crime consisting of physical contact that is intended to harm someone. Unintentional harmful contact is not battery, no matter how careless the behavior or how severe the injury. A fist fight is a common battery; being hit by a wild pitch in a baseball game is not.
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Battery

A device with two or more connected cells that produce a direct current by converting chemical energy into electrical energy.
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