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Definition of the noun a battery
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- the battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube
A Battery a.k.a. The Nike Missile Site HM-69 is a former Nike-Hercules missile base, now listed as a historic site west of Homestead, Florida, United States. It is located on Long Pine Key Road in the Everglades National Park. The site with 22 buildings opened in 1964 and closed in 1979 when it was turned over to the National Park Service.
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A battery: In electronics, an A battery is any battery used to provide power to the filament of a vacuum tube. It is sometimes colloquially referred to as a "wet battery" The term comes from the days of valve radios when it was common practice to use a dry battery for the plate voltage and a rechargeable lead/acid "wet" battery for the filament voltage.
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A battery is a combination of cells so connected as to increase the voltage, or current, or both, beyond what is obtainable from a single cell. A dry battery is used when high voltage and low current are required and an accumulator is used for ...
by Tracy Martin
BATTERY TESTERS Using only an ammeter and starter motor to test a battery is a time-consuming task.
With Emphasis on Atomic and Semiconductor Physics by Narciso Garcia, Arthur Damask
A battery is a contained chemical reaction. There are two types, the wet, or rechargeable type used in an automobile, and the dry type, which is used in flashlights. When the chemical reaction in a wet cell is exhausted, it can be recharged a ...
The Ideas of Biology (2012)
by John Tyler Bonner
Instead it can more properly be described as a chemical machine in somewhat the way a battery is a chemical machine (although the differences are great). Therefore, presumably, if one knew something of the chemical constituents of a cell, ...
Industrial Electrochemistry (1990)
by D. Pletcher, F.C. Walsh
A battery is a device which can store chemical energy and, on demand, convert it into electrical energy to drive an external circuit. The importance of batteries to modern life surely requires no emphasis. Even so, there may be a tendency to ...
by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott
A battery is the touching or commission of any actual violence on the person of another, in a ...
by Gregory Fletcher
A battery is an electrochemical device that stores DC electricity in chemical form for later use. ӹ◇ Batteries consist of two or...
The Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)
by Thomas O'Conor Sloane
A battery used for heatinga platinum wire orother conductor used for cauterization in electrotherapeutics. The term is descriptive, not generic. Battery, ChloricAcid. A battery of the Bunsen typein whichan acidulated solution of potassiumchlorate ...
Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science
A battery of this kind, carefully prepared at the outset, can be used for ten or twelve months without change, except to supply what the solution loses by evaporation. Sea-water is a very good substitute for the salammoniac solution. Grave's ...
by Charles J. Russo
a federal trial court denied a school board's motion to dismiss a battery claim against a teacher who struck a special education student's arms and legs. Further, in a case from Arkansas ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)
The platform of a battery is a floor of planks and sleepers, to keep the wheels of the guns from ...
A battery of field artillery comprises three ...
The New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)
by Nathan BAILEY
BATTERY en range (Fartyfmtiofl a battery used to dismount die enemy's cannon. BATTERY (in Law) an act' that tends to the breach of the peace of the realm, by violently striking or beating a man, who may therefore indict the other persbn to ...
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- A Battery
A line of guns at Bragg Reservation, Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga
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- A Battery
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- A Battery (storm)
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- Typhoon and a battery cart
Typhoon and a battery cart,
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- "This is a battery plug"
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- A Battery in the Battery Box!
No electricals yet, but the battery has found a home.
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- Loot of the day: Danbo as a battery
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- A Battery by Any Other Name
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- View from a battery
..to the west of the beach, commanding the whole length of it.
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