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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.
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Origin of storage battery

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples of storage battery

  • 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

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