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1. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place.

Synonyms

  • artillery

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Battery

  • slattery
  • flattery
  • patrie
  • hattery

How do you pronounce battery?

Pronounce battery as ˈbætəri.

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Sentences with battery


1. Noun, singular or mass
When the battery is in place, turn the watch over to make sure the second hand is moving.

2. Adverb
In the modern age, many undercabinet lighting fixtures can be battery powered if you like.

Quotes about battery


1. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

2. battery-acid

noun. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

Synonyms

  • superman
  • Elvis
  • acid
  • loony toons
  • Lucy in the sky with diamonds
  • window pane
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
  • back breaker
  • Zen
  • LSD
  • pane
  • dose

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • sweet
  • amphoteric
  • alkaline

3. battery-powered

adjective. powered by one or more electric batteries.

4. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series.

Synonyms

  • galvanic battery
  • B battery
  • electrical device
  • pole
  • voltaic battery
  • pile
  • galvanic pile
  • electrode
  • A battery
  • electric battery
  • C battery
  • voltaic pile

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] a collection of related things intended for use together.

Synonyms

  • heavy weapon
  • ordnance
  • sub-test
  • gun
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • artillery
  • collection

Antonyms

  • ride
  • praise
  • offence
  • offense

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores.

Synonyms

  • pestle
  • stamp battery
  • stamping mill
  • stamp

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • disassembly
  • dissuasion
  • bore

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher.

Synonyms

  • team
  • baseball team

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target.

Synonyms

  • fire
  • bombardment
  • firing
  • barrage
  • shelling

Antonyms

  • pull
  • oxidize
  • oxidise
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. battery

noun. ['ˈbætɝi'] an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact.

Synonyms

  • resisting arrest
  • assault

Antonyms

  • cathode
  • opening
  • nonfatal

Etymology

  • batterie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • baterie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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