Meaning of BATTERY in English

noun (plural -teries) Etymology: Anglo-French baterie, from batre to beat, from Latin battuere Date: 1531 1. the act of battering or beating, an offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent, 2. \Middle French batterie, from battre to beat] a grouping of artillery pieces for tactical purposes, the guns of a warship, an artillery unit in the army equivalent to a company, 4. a combination of apparatus for producing a single electrical effect, a group of two or more cells connected together to furnish electric current, level of energy or enthusiasm , 5. a number of similar articles, items, or devices arranged, connected, or used together ; set , series , a usually impressive or imposing group ; array , the position of readiness of a gun for firing, the pitcher and catcher of a baseball team

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