Meaning of BATTERY in English

BATTERY

(LARGE NUMBER) [noun] [C] - a number of things of a similar typeIn the kitchen an impressive battery of stainless steel utensils hangs on the wall.A battery of experts failed to discover the cause of the accident.A whole battery of measures was tried in an attempt to get them to give up cigarettes.A battery is also a number of large guns and similar weapons operating together in the same place.The shore battery opened fire.(UK and ANZ) A battery is also a system of producing a large number of eggs cheaply by keeping a lot of chickens in rows of small cages.battery farmingThey refused to eat eggs laid by battery hens.

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