battery

noun
1 for electricity
ADJECTIVE
dead, flat

The car won't start—the battery's flat.

rechargeable
disposable
removable
spare
car, flashlight (AmE), laptop, phone, torch (BrE)
alkaline, lithium
AA, AAA, etc.
9-volt, 48-volt, etc.
storage (AmE)
VERB + BATTERY
charge, recharge
drain

Don't leave the radio on—it'll drain the car battery.

change, replace
remove
connect, disconnect

Is the battery connected correctly?

be powered by, run on, use, work on

The machine can also run on batteries.

BATTERY + VERB
die, give out (esp. BrE), 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
compartment

The battery compartment is at the back of the unit.

charger, recharger
pack

The lights have rechargeable battery packs.

acid
PHRASES
battery-operated, battery-powered

a small battery-powered car

2 large group of similar things
ADJECTIVE
full, whole
PREPOSITION
battery of

I had to answer a whole battery of questions.

PHRASES
a battery of tests
3 number of large guns
ADJECTIVE
artillery, gun, howitzer (esp. AmE)
anti-aircraft

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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