from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An electric battery composed of a primary cell or cells.
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- n. A battery; a voltaic cell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an apparatus variously constructed, consisting of a series of plates or pieces of dissimilar metals, as copper and zinc, arranged in pairs, and subjected to the action of a saline or acid solution, by which a current of electricity is generated whenever the two poles, or ends of the series, are connected by a conductor; a galvanic battery. See Battery, 4. (b), and Note.
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- n. battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
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