Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun battery

7 senses of battery

Sense 1
battery -- (group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place)
       => artillery, artillery unit -- (an army unit that uses big guns)

Sense 2
battery, electric battery -- (a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 3
battery -- (a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 4
battery -- (a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher)
       => team, squad -- (a cooperative unit (especially in sports))

Sense 5
battery, stamp battery -- (a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores)
       => stamp mill, stamping mill -- (a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps)

Sense 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")
       => fire, firing -- (the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire")

Sense 7
battery, assault and battery -- (an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact)
       => assault -- (a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped)

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