The definition of a battery is a man-made power cell used to generate electrical energy.
An example of a battery is the large, square, power unit housed near the engine of modern cars.
A battery is defined as a group of military artillery such as heavy guns or rockets.(noun)
An example of a battery is a collection of cannons attacking the same target.
See battery in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. batteries
Origin: Fr batterie < OFr battre: see batter
See battery in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. bat·ter·ies
Origin: Middle English batri, forged metal ware
Origin: , from Old French baterie, a beating
Origin: , from batre, to batter; see batter1.
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