battery noun

1 for electricity

ADJ. dead, flat The car won't start?the battery's flat. | rechargeable | car, torch | alkaline, lithium

VERB + BATTERY charge, recharge | change, replace | connect Is the battery connected correctly? | be powered by, run on, use, work on The machine can also run on batteries.

BATTERY + VERB give out, go dead, run down, run out After about six hours, the battery will run down.

BATTERY + NOUN power | life With our product you get longer battery life. | failure | charger

PHRASES battery-operated, battery-powered a small battery-powered car

2 large group of similar things

ADJ. full, whole

PREP. ~ of I had to answer a whole battery of questions.

PHRASES a battery of tests