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Definitions of battery:

part of speech: noun

A number of cannon with their equipment: the place on which cannon are mounted: the men and horses attending a battery: an instrument used in electric and galvanic experiments: ( law) an assault by beating or wounding.

part of speech: noun

In mil., a parapet or wall breast high, thrown up to protect the gunners and others, or as a position for guns; any number of guns and mortars ranged in order for firing; an apparatus for generating the electric fluid : masked- battery, a battery screened from the sight of the enemy by any contrivance.

part of speech: noun

The act of beating another; as, in law, assault and battery; a number of large guns with their accompaniment of officers, men, and equipments, for field operations; any raised work where guns are mounted and gunners protected; an apparatus for producing electricity.

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