Meaning of BATTERY in English

BATTERY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

assault and battery

dry battery

rechargeable batteries

rechargeable batteries

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

dead

We return to the vehicles to discover a dead battery in the second truck.

He has been known to take dead batteries out of a camera and throw them in a drawer instead of the trash.

flat

Read in studio An inquest has been told that a plane crashed because it had a flat battery .

Most mail bombs contain a flat battery , like the type used in watches.

Mr Andrews, of Pyle, Mid-Glamorgan, said yesterday the flat battery meant his daughter arrived five minutes later at hospital.

When we arrived at Selsit, we would exchange the flat battery for a fully charged one and walk back.

He led me to his house and in a few minutes I had diagnosed the trouble - a flat battery .

Vets need reliability, and both cars have proved exemplary. Flat batteries have been the only problem.

new

Britain's Science and Engineering Research Council has granted the university £15250 for work on new battery systems.

He saw no alternative but to wait and hear what our new battery might accomplish.

A new battery was fitted and Brundle continued, but only the driver was charging.

The new batteries are expected to sell for about the same price as current models.

In the handover to Jan Lammers, another new battery was fitted, and then another in an unscheduled stop.

They might overnight you a new battery .

He had to have a new battery for it, and two of the tyres weren't legal.

And research on pure electrics powered by exotic new battery systems is promising.

rechargeable

But, according to Boots, rechargeable batteries and chargers can save you more than £70 a year.

Chatsworth-based Ora won for its VibraRing line of rechargeable cellular phone batteries that can replace jarring rings with vibrations.

It can run off a rechargeable battery pack.

A rechargeable battery protects the stored programme data for up to eight months in the event of the programmer being unplugged.

These modular construction kits now include solar cells, rechargeable batteries etc.

Unusually, it had a rechargeable NiCad battery fitted.

A major improvement was the use of a rechargeable battery inside the transmitter, which was recharged via two protruding wires.

Solar panels are a good investment for customers, who would otherwise use kerosene or rechargeable batteries for electricity.

spare

It may include parts of larger support weapons such as mortars, radio equipment and spare batteries .

Make sure you have a supply of spare batteries too.

Carrying spare batteries could be a cheaper option to fast charging and all chargers rely on a power point anyway.

Some people take a fully charged spare battery along with them just in case!

You don't have long between dives, so take spare batteries .

whole

First and foremost this involved a whole battery of controls over production and consumption.

A whole battery of measures was tried in an attempt to get them to give up cigarettes.

They've got gunpowder enough to keep the whole battery firing for ever.

■ NOUN

artillery

He signed his troops to move out. Artillery batteries opened up.

These Federals, aided by a number of artillery batteries , man-aged to check Jackson on his left and in his center.

There were also artillery batteries and thousands of yards of interlocking systems of barbed wire defences.

An artillery battery belonging to the Seventh Virginia Regiment galloped after and did some damage.

It was made by the Confederates on an artillery battery and its supporting infantry in the lines of General George McCall.

car

Powered by solar panels and car batteries , the music machines repeatedly play a 15-minute recording made of the Farallones murre colony.

Personal computers are now commonly found in site huts, even in remote locations where they can be powered by car batteries .

Optional accessories include a car battery adaptor, car stereo cassette adaptor and car mount kit.

The Darkfall energy could have been attracted by the car battery .

They discovered a car battery had been wired to several bottles of petrol.

Such a strike would be immediately attracted to the operation of the car battery .

compartment

The detector should also never be laid in mud or on wet ground as water may enter the battery compartments .

life

I found that the power-management features could more than double the battery life .

Digital technology makes it easier to prevent signal theft and it means better voice quality and longer battery life .

The only question I have regarding the DeskJet Portable concerns battery life .

More money buys more battery life .

Actual battery life will vary quite a lot according to what the machine is used for.

Aimed at the dedicated games player with crisp graphics and rapid scaling, it's let down by short battery life .

Let down by a short battery life , about three hours.

Smaller might mean a battery life .

pack

It can run off a rechargeable battery pack .

Patients can wear a battery pack or plug into an electrical outlet to recharge the heart's battery.

Layout of components inside the case showing position of the battery pack .

After the rehearsal the sound engineer gave me a battery pack and microphone to attach to my evening gown.

As well as a steel carrying case, the drill comes with battery pack , charger, chuck key and a double-ended screwdriver bit.

power

If it proves successful, the device will dramatically cut the cost of battery power .

To compound the problem, a drop in battery power corrupted the software programme which controlled the radio itself.

Aprilia claims it can cover 190 miles on a tank of fuel and more than 20 miles using battery power alone.

The ultimate aim is to replace gasoline altogether by using battery power or other non-polluting energy sources.

Size is not the only requirement for portability - battery power is important.

technology

Power supply is a big problem today, since battery technology has not progressed at the same rate as other information technologies.

The 50-mile range is expected to double within the next year with the introduction of nickel hydride battery technology , Chapman said.

This was not merely the result of lobbying; battery technology is simply not good enough to make electric cars attractive.

Lundqvist said the company has not decided what if any of the new battery technologies it will use for its cellular phones.

■ VERB

aggravate

Originally charged with aggravated battery , he pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of reckless homicide.

On Sept. 29, 1995, an aggravated battery incident report was filed with Metro-Dade Police.

change

The disadvantages are that the batteries are inconvenient to change and severe battery leakage can be disastrous to the circuit board.

At his name, James Whitaker, royal correspondent of the Mirror, brightened as though you had changed his batteries .

The control box has to be unscrewed and its top removed to change the batteries .

charge

There are many ways in which we can spend time in recreation, re-\#charging our batteries .

Canseco was charged with simple battery and was scheduled for a bond hearing Thursday.

This prevents a permanently installed generator from being charged by the battery when it is not creating an output itself.

Then it needs three hours to charge the battery .

The engine charges the batteries , so there is no need to plug it in to charge it up.

One use of the food you eat is to charge up your batteries .

Best of all though, you don't need to charge the batteries up when you get home.

Originally charged with aggravated battery , he pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of reckless homicide.

connect

The panels or arrays are used to run electrical appliances or systems and are connected to batteries to store surplus power.

After building the circuit, connect the battery .

After building the 2-bit latch, connect the battery and check operation by setting up a binary number such as 10.

When complete, connect the battery and note that one output assumes a Logic 1 state and the other, a 0.

Turn the sliding contact of the potentiometer to approximately mid-position. Connect the battery .

keep

The gas turbine also keeps the batteries topped up.

Otherwise, the way to keep your battery topped up is to use a mains charger.

They've got gunpowder enough to keep the whole battery firing for ever.

need

It never breaks down, doesn't need a battery , and there is no additional expense once you own it.

And in my case, I need to recharge batteries with a variety of activities as well.

Its new Door Chime Kit contains everything you need to install a new chime, though you will need four R14-size batteries .

Car owners needing their wheel or battery changed are now greeted by men clad in bright orange uniforms and natty caps.

Best of all though, you don't need to charge the batteries up when you get home.

operate

The Courier operates from batteries and therefore is very easy to install.

Some are fitted to the accessory shoe on the top of camcorders and operate off their own battery supplies.

put

She'd put new batteries in the radio.

In the meantime, put your batteries on charge!

He put the battery back in.

recharge

Solar energy is converted by cells on the Solar Car's flanks to drive its electric motor and recharge its back-up batteries .

And in my case, I need to recharge batteries with a variety of activities as well.

It gave her a chance to put everything on hold for a brief while, recharge the batteries after a flight.

Patients can wear a battery pack or plug into an electrical outlet to recharge the heart's battery.

He had explained how important it was to recharge the batteries .

He says it's a good idea to recharge the batteries before the big scene.

The letters are manna from heaven, filling my time and recharging my batteries .

Durrant was sent to Florida last month to recharge his batteries .

replace

They stood in the darkness as he replaced the fading batteries .

He says that he replaced the batteries , but the alarm kept going off all the time.

Make a habit of replacing the battery once a year.

run

It can run off a rechargeable battery pack.

The two doctors bared its chest and ran wires from the battery to the bone above the heart.

It was run on accumulator batteries which were filled with acid, and they were the big drawback.

It was run on batteries that had to be recharged.

The buses run on batteries which have to be charged fifteen minutes every hour and eleven hours at night.

sell

The company sells its batteries mainly through electronics stores but is expanding to grocery shops and kiosks.

use

For example, using Wallston's battery of research methods does not alter their gender associations.

The cordless version uses the VersaPak rechargeable battery system.

Aprilia claims it can cover 190 miles on a tank of fuel and more than 20 miles using battery power alone.

All of the interesting events, like impulses, involve making currents flow, using those batteries .

If you own a detector working from this system you should try to use only batteries with proper crimped terminals.

The ultimate aim is to replace gasoline altogether by using battery power or other non-polluting energy sources.

Solar panels are a good investment for customers, who would otherwise use kerosene or rechargeable batteries for electricity.

The manufacturers are currently working on an alternative version which uses sodium acid batteries .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

recharge your batteries

Durrant was sent to Florida last month to recharge his batteries.

The letters are manna from heaven, filling my time and recharging my batteries.

They like to renew old acquaintances, make new friends, see an interesting place in good company, recharge their batteries.

spare key/battery/clothes etc

Carrying spare batteries could be a cheaper option to fast charging and all chargers rely on a power point anyway.

Eventually, the spare key was found and they were released from the clutches of the car.

I'd got no money, no night things, no spare clothes, no bank card.

It may include parts of larger support weapons such as mortars, radio equipment and spare batteries.

Make sure you have a supply of spare batteries too.

Remember that I had always intended to leave spare key with the Twills next door but never got round to it.

Some people take a fully charged spare battery along with them just in case!

Soon she took my visits for granted and I was given the spare key to let myself in the door.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Ferguson was found guilty of battery .

He commands a battery of artillery.

This tape player operates on six C batteries.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Among the categories dropped were battery , narcotics and weapons offenses, grand theft and indecent exposure.

He says the batteries may be taken out and then the alarm wouldn't work.

New products, including liquid crystal display televisions, long-life batteries and new materials offer promise for the future.

Out of ninety-nine people screened for the study, sixteen were diagnosed as caffeine dependent after undergoing a battery of evaluations.

The batteries for the torches were recharged from the wind generator and the solar panels, as was the radio battery.

The provision of batteries and responsibility for their condition must rest with the candidate.

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