A battery of microphones, a battery of school achievement tests.
Took a battery of achievement tests.
A battery of political supporters.
An antiaircraft battery.
Schoolchildren take a battery of standard tests to measure their progress.
An example of a battery is the large, square, power unit housed near the engine of modern cars.
An example of a battery is a collection of cannons attacking the same target.
- in firing position after recovery from the recoil of a previous discharge
- a park in New York City, at the S tip of Manhattan: 21 acres
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of battery
- Middle English batri forged metal ware from Old French baterie a beating from batre to batter batter1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition