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Overview of noun battery

The noun battery has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (21) battery

(group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place)

2. (9) battery, electric battery

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

3. (2) battery

(a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests")

4. battery

(a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher)

5. battery, stamp battery

(a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores)

6. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling

(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")

7. battery, assault and battery

(an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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