HyperDic: battery

English > 7 senses of the word battery:
NOUNgroupbatterygroup of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
artifactbattery, electric batterya device that produces electricity
groupbatterya collection of related things intended for use together
groupbatterya unit composed of the pitcher and catcher / catcher
artifactbattery, stamp batterya series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
actbattery, barrage, barrage fire, bombardment, shellingthe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area / area rather than hit a specific target
actbattery, assault and batteryan assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
battery > pronunciation
Soundsbae'teriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 1, group
Meaninggroup of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broaderartillery, artillery unitAn army unit that uses big guns
Spanishbatería
Catalanbateria
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series.
Synonymelectric battery
PartselectrodeA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
terminal, poleA contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
NarrowerA batteryThe battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube
B batterybattery for supplying a constant positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube
C batterybattery used to maintain the grid potential in a vacuum tube
voltaic battery, galvanic batterybattery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
voltaic pile, pile, galvanic pilebattery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishacumulador, batería eléctrica, batería, pila
Catalanbateria elèctrica, bateria, pila
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA collection of related things intended for use together.
Example"took a battery of achievement tests"
Memberssub-testOne of a battery of related tests
Partsartillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnancelarge but transportable armament
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA unit composed of the pitcher and catcher / catcher.
Part ofbaseball teamA team that plays baseball
Broaderteam, squadA cooperative unit (especially in sports)
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores.
Synonymstamp battery
Partsstamp, pestlemachine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
Broaderstamp mill, stamping millA mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area / area rather than hit a specific target.
Synonymsbarrage, barrage fire, bombardment, shelling
Broaderfire, firingThe act of firing / firing / firing weapons or artillery at an enemy / enemy
Spanishlínea de fuego
Catalanlínea de foc
English > battery: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningAn assault in which the assailant makes physical contact.
Synonymassault and battery
Narrowerresisting arrestPhysical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest
BroaderassaultA threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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