Definition of dry battery in English:

dry battery

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noun

An electric battery consisting of one or more dry cells.
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  • Wrought zinc has chemical characteristics particularly adapted to certain uses, such as dry batteries and photoengraver's plate, and offers combinations of desirable physical and mechanical properties at relatively low cost.
  • The radio was very important and it ran on a dry battery; every time the battery ran out they had to go and get a new one.
  • The program is in the development stage, but is expected to focus initially on wiring devices, dry batteries, circuit breakers, and wire.

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