Battery
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Battery

BATTERY : The unlawful beating or use of force on a person without his consent. 

Battery

A unit source of D.C. voltage consisting of a plurality of voltaic cells electrically connected in series, parallel, or both, to increase available voltage or power from a single cell. "Plural batteries" include a combination or association of two or more structurally dependent, or independent, battery units.

Battery

A cell or battery that cannot have its available charge usefully increased by an electric current passing through it after having been discharged from a usefully charged condition.

Battery

A cell or battery that may have its available charge usefully increased by an electric current passing through it after having been discharged from a usefully charged condition.

Battery

Tactical and administrative artillery unit or subunit corresponding to a company or a similar unit in other branches of the Army.

Battery

There are two meanings for this term: a). a grouping of 4 to 6 pieces of field artillery. b). an fortified gun position often but not always made of packed earth, timber or sandbags.

Battery

The battery is the pitcher and catcher.

Battery

Bodily harm to another by an act done with intent to cause bodily harm to that person or another without the consent of the person so harmed. The threat to use force is an "assault;" the use of it is a battery, which usually includes an assault.

Battery

Illegal beating or physical violence or control of a person without their permission.

Battery

Physical contact intended to harm someone. Threat to use force is assault; use of it is battery, which usually includes an assault. Aggravated battery is unlawful use of force with unusual or serious consequences, e.g., use of a dangerous weapon.

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Battery has been defined 18 different ways in documents like Fifth District Legal Terminology, USPC Consolidated Glossary, USPC Consolidated Glossary, and 7 more.

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