Meaning of BATTERY in English

BATTERY

noun

1 for electricity

ADJECTIVE

▪ dead , flat

The car won't start—the battery's flat.

▪ rechargeable

▪ disposable

▪ removable

▪ spare

▪ car , flashlight ( AmE ), laptop , phone , torch ( BrE )

▪ alkaline , lithium

▪ AA , AAA , etc.

▪ 9-volt , 48-volt , etc.

▪ storage ( AmE )

VERB + BATTERY

▪ charge , recharge

▪ drain

Don't leave the radio on—it'll drain the car ~.

▪ change , replace

▪ remove

▪ connect , disconnect

Is the ~ connected correctly?

▪ be powered by , run on , use , work on

The machine can also run on batteries.

BATTERY + VERB

▪ die , give out ( esp. BrE ), go dead , run down , run out

After about six hours, the ~ will run down.

BATTERY + NOUN

▪ power

▪ life

With our product you get longer ~ life.

▪ failure

▪ compartment

The ~ compartment is at the back of the unit.

▪ charger , recharger

▪ pack

The lights have rechargeable ~ packs.

▪ acid

PHRASES

▪ battery-operated , battery-powered

a small battery-powered car

2 large group of similar things

ADJECTIVE

▪ full , whole

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

I had to answer a whole ~ of questions.

PHRASES

▪ a ~ of tests

3 number of large guns

ADJECTIVE

▪ artillery , gun , howitzer ( esp. AmE )

▪ anti-aircraft

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