What is battery?

  • (noun): A device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series.
    Synonyms: electric battery
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on battery:

Olivers Battery - History
... The name Olivers Battery refers to a prominent iron age earthwork ... A fine Anglo-Saxon bowl from a burial within the Battery was on show for many years at the British Museum, but has now been returned to Winchester City Museum on long term loan ... The Olivers Battery name dates back to the English Civil War and is specifically associated with Oliver Cromwell's siege of Winchester in 1645 ...
Macintosh Portable - Criticism
... Unlike later portable computers from Apple and other manufacturers, the battery is charged in series with the supply of power to the computer ... If the battery can no longer hold a charge, then the computer cannot run on AC power and hence it will not boot ... The batteries are no longer manufactured and it is very rare to find an original battery that will hold charge and allow the computer to start ...
Load Testing - Car Charging System
... cite any references or sources A load test can be used to evaluate the health of a car's battery ... resistor that has a resistance similar to a car's starter motor and a meter to read the battery's output voltage both in the unloaded and loaded state ... When the tester is used, the battery's open circuit voltage is checked first ...
Olivers Battery
... Olivers Battery (sometimes known as Oliver's Battery) is a civil parish in Hampshire, England, of some 700 households located just to the south of the City of Winchester ... of the settlement known informally as Oliver's Battery, with the northern boundary following the A3090 and therefore excluding Oliver's Battery Road North ...
Battery - Other Uses
... Battery (baseball), collectively, the pitcher and catcher Battery cage, a confinement system for egg-laying chickens Battery (chess), a tactic consisting of placing two or more pieces ...

More definitions of "battery":

  • (noun): A unit composed of the pitcher and catcher.
  • (noun): A collection of related things intended for use together.
    Example: "Took a battery of achievement tests"
  • (noun): Group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place.
  • (noun): An assault in which the assailant makes physical contact.
    Synonyms: assault and battery
  • (noun): A series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores.
    Synonyms: stamp battery