battery

  • 1 battery — bat·tery / ba tə rē, trē/ n [Old French batterie beating, from battre to beat, from Latin battuere]: the crime or tort of intentionally or recklessly causing offensive physical contact or bodily harm (as by striking or by administering a poison… …

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  • 2 Battery — may refer to:*Battery (electricity), an array of electrochemical cells for electricity storage, or one such cell **See List of battery types for links to electrical batteries *Battery (crime), contact with another in a manner likely to cause… …

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  • 3 Battery — Bat ter*y, n.; pl. {Batteries}. [F. batterie, fr. battre. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. The act of battering or beating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent touching of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Battery — Single par Metallica extrait de l’album Master of Puppets Sortie 1985 Enregistrement Septembre Décembre 1985 Sweet Silence Studios Copenhague …

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  • 5 Battery 9 — (pronounced, in Afrikaans, as Butteray Nea ge , an industrial music project from Johannesburg, South Africa, is the brainchild of Paul Riekert, who writes, plays and records the music in a mixture of English and Afrikaans. The band name is… …

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  • 6 Battery — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Battery» Sencillo de Metallica del álbum Master of Puppets Publicación 1986 Grabado 1985 …

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  • 7 battery — [bat′ər ē] n. pl. batteries [Fr batterie < OFr battre: see BATTER1] 1. the act of battering, beating, or pounding 2. machinery used in battering 3. a group of similar things arranged, connected, or used together; set or series; array [a… …

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  • 8 Battery — Исполнитель Metallica …

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  • 9 battery — UK US /ˈbætəri/ noun [C] ► a device that produces electricity to provide power for cars, radios, etc.: charge/recharge a battery »I need to recharge the batteries for my camera. »a rechargeable battery »a battery powered vehicle ● a battery of… …

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  • 10 battery — [n1] series of similar things array, batch, body, bunch, bundle, chain, clot, clump, cluster, group, lot, ring, sequence, set, suite; concept 432 Ant. individual battery [n2] physical abuse assault, attack, beating, mayhem, mugging, onslaught,… …

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  • 11 battery — 1530s, action of battering, from M.Fr. batterie, from O.Fr. baterie (12c.) beating, thrashing, assault, from batre beat, from L. battuere beat (see BATTER (Cf. batter) (v.)). Meaning shifted in M.Fr. from bombardment ( heavy blows upon city walls …

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  • 12 battery n — Battery Chickens Battery Acid see picture …

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  • 13 battery — ► NOUN (pl. batteries) 1) a device containing one or more electrical cells, for use as a source of power. 2) an extensive series or range: a battery of tests. 3) chiefly Brit. a series of small cages for the intensive rearing of poultry. 4) Law… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 battery — battery. См. батарея. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 15 Battery — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Hardcore Punk, Straight Edge Gründung 1990 als Fury Auflösung 1998 …

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  • 16 Battery — The special arrangement on an automatic loom to hold full bobbins, cops or pirns of weft yarn …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 17 battery — /bat euh ree/, n., pl. batteries. 1. Elect. a. Also called galvanic battery, voltaic battery. a combination of two or more cells electrically connected to work together to produce electric energy. b. cell (def. 7a). 2. any large group or series… …

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  • 18 Battery — /bat euh ree/, n. The, a park at the S end of Manhattan, in New York City. Also called Battery Park. * * * Any of a class of devices, consisting of a group of electrochemical cells (see electrochemistry), that convert chemical energy into… …

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  • 19 battery — An electrochemical device for producing electricity by converting chemical energy. The typical automotive lead acid battery supplies the source of power for cranking the engine and also provides the necessary electrical energy for the ignition… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 20 battery — n. a group of cells that store and furnish current 1) to charge; recharge a battery 2) to discharge, run down a battery 3) a flashlight (AE), torch (BE); storage battery 4) a battery charges (itself) 5) a battery discharges, runs (itself) down 6) …

    Combinatory dictionary

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