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storage battery

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noun Electricity.
  1. a voltaic battery consisting of two or more storage cells.
  2. storage cell.

Origin of storage battery

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for storage battery

Historical Examples

  • There is a common notion that electricity is stored in the storage-battery.

    Electricity and Magnetism

    Elisha Gray

  • What were they doing with an alternating current in the storage-battery room?

  • The brain is a storage-battery made up of millions of minute cells.

  • The storage-battery, when ready for action, is one form of acid or primary battery.

  • This is a storage-battery of the standard chloride accumulator type.

    The Gunner's Examiner

    Harold E. Cloke


British Dictionary definitions for storage battery

storage battery

noun
  1. another name (esp US) for accumulator (def. 1)
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