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electric battery

Definitions of electric battery
  1. noun
    a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    synonyms: battery
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    A battery
    the battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube
    B battery
    battery for supplying a constant positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube
    C battery
    battery used to maintain the grid potential in a vacuum tube
    galvanic battery, voltaic battery
    battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
    galvanic pile, pile, voltaic pile
    battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
    dry battery
    a voltaic battery consisting of two or more dry cells
    accumulator, storage battery
    a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
    type of:
    electrical device
    a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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