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Definition 1: an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for battery in the sense of this definition

(battery is a kind of ...) a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

(... is a kind of battery ) physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest

Definition 2: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target - [noun denoting act]

Samples where battery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
  • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Synonyms for battery in the sense of this definition

(battery is a kind of ...) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes" "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

Definition 3: a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for battery in the sense of this definition

(battery is a kind of ...) a device that produces or is powered by electricity

(... is a kind of battery ) the battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube

(... is a kind of battery ) battery for supplying a constant positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube

(... is a kind of battery ) battery used to maintain the grid potential in a vacuum tube

(... is a kind of battery ) battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel

(... is a kind of battery ) battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta

(battery is a part of ...) a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

(battery is a part of ...) a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

Definition 4: a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for battery in the sense of this definition

(battery is a kind of ...) a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps

(battery is a part of ...) machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

Definition 5: a collection of related things intended for use together - [noun denoting group]

Samples where battery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • took a battery of achievement tests

(battery is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(battery is a part of ...) large but transportable armament

(battery is a member of ...) one of a battery of related tests

Definition 6: group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place - [noun denoting group]

(battery is a kind of ...) an army unit that uses big guns

(battery belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 7: a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher - [noun denoting group]

(battery is a kind of ...) a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

(... is part of battery) a team that plays baseball

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