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battery

 
Noun battery has 7 senses
  1. battery - group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
    --1 is a kind of
    artillery, artillery unit
  2. battery, electric battery - a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    --2 is a kind of electrical device
    --2 has parts: electrode; terminal, pole
    --2 has particulars:
     A battery; B battery; C battery; voltaic battery, galvanic battery; voltaic pile, pile, galvanic pile
  3. battery - a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests"
    --3 is a kind of
    collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --3 has parts: artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance
    --3 has member: sub-test
  4. battery - a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher
    --4 is a kind of
    team, squad
    --4 is a part of baseball team
  5. battery, stamp battery - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
    --5 is a kind of stamp mill, stamping mill
    --5 has parts: stamp, pestle
  6. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling - the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
    --6 is a kind of fire, firing
  7. battery, assault and battery - an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
    --7 is a kind of assault
    --7 has particulars: resisting arrest
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