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Battery

Correct spelling for battery

Medical definition of battery:

An apparatus for the generation of galvanic electricity by chemical action; it may consist of one cell or of any number of cells connected in a series.

Usage examples for battery:

  • He went into the Battery "Friday, the Thirteenth, – Thomas W. Lawson"
  • I am to tell your Lordships, that the next step they took was, after putting Mr. Paterson as an accuser to make good a charge which he made out but too much to their satisfaction, they changed their battery "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12), – Edmund Burke"
  • Captain Morrison's battery of the Third New York Artillery had three men wounded, and lost the same number of horses. "Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) expedition, December, 1862, – W. W. Howe"
  • Apart from an occasional street car, probably there would be nothing between them and the Battery "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale, – Frank L. Packard"

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