battery

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbætəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbætəri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(batə rē)


Inflections of 'battery' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": batteries
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battery

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. needs [new, fresh] batteries
  2. The batteries are dead.
  3. takes [AA, 9-volt] batteries
  4. can be used with rechargeable batteries
  5. Do you have any [AA] batteries?
  6. The battery lasts [a long time, forever].
  7. The battery dies [too fast, immediately].
  8. have to [change, replace] the batteries
  9. Put in a fresh set of batteries.
  10. My [phone, camera, laptop] battery is dying.
  11. My [phone's] battery is going to die.
  12. My phone has run out of battery.
  13. need to plug in my battery
  14. need to replace [my watch, the alarm] battery
  15. [proprietary, nonreplaceable, standard] batteries
  16. (how to) jump (start) your car battery
  17. left the [lights, radio] on, and the battery died
  18. a [break, vacation] to recharge your batteries
  19. was [arrested for, charged with, convicted of] battery
  20. [arrested for] the battery of [his wife]
  21. battery and assault
  22. battery is a serious [offense, charge]
  23. batteries of [anti-aircraft fire, jet-fighters]
n as adj
  1. has [good, poor, low, long] battery life
  2. has a battery life of [five hours]
  3. can I borrow your battery charger?
  4. plug in the battery charger
  5. change the battery pack
  6. the [car] runs on battery power
  7. [arrested for, convicted of] battery charges
adv
  1. is battery operated
  2. a battery-operated [toy, remote]
  3. a battery-powered [car, bike]
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