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    battery - Dictionary definition and meaning for word battery

    Definition
    (noun) group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place Definition
    (noun) a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    Synonyms : electric battery
    Definition
    (noun) a collection of related things intended for use together
    Example Sentence
    • took a battery of achievement tests
    Definition
    (noun) a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher Definition
    (noun) a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
    Synonyms : stamp battery
    Definition
    (noun) the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    Example Sentence
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing
    Definition
    (noun) an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
    Synonyms : assault and battery
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