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battery
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Results: 11
4. Two or more pieces of artillery in the field.
5. A company or division of artillery, including the gunners, guns, horses, and all equipments. In the United States, a battery of flying artillery consists usually of six guns.
6. A number of coated jars ( Leyden jars) so connected that they may be charged and discharged simultaneously.
8. A number of similar machines or devices in position; an apparatus consisting of a set of similar parts; as, a battery of boilers, of retorts, condensers, etc.
9. A series of stamps operated by one motive power, for crushing ores containing the precious metals.
10. The box in which the stamps for crushing ore play up and down.
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