voltaic battery

voltaic battery
noun
battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑galvanic battery
Hypernyms: ↑battery, ↑electric battery
Hyponyms: ↑dry battery, ↑storage battery, ↑accumulator
Part Meronyms: ↑voltaic cell, ↑galvanic cell, ↑primary cell

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Elect.
battery (def. 1a).
[1805-15]

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voltaic battery,
a) an electric battery composed of one or more voltaic cells.
1. = voltaic cell. (Cf.voltaic cell)

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  • voltaic battery — /vɒlˌteɪɪk ˈbætri/ (say vol.tayik batree) noun a source of electric current consisting of one or more voltaic cells; an electric battery …   Australian-English dictionary

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