eliminator (def 2).
- Battery jar
a rather large cylindrical container of heavy glass with an open top, used in laboratories. Historical Examples This should be thoroughly mixed by pouring the solution from one battery jar into another. The Automobile Storage Battery O. A. Witte A battery jar or a small water-bath to hold the Erlenmeyer flask when packed round with […]
The, a park at the S end of Manhattan, in New York City. noun (pl) -teries two or more primary cells connected together, usually in series, to provide a source of electric current short for dry battery another name for accumulator (sense 1) a number of similar things occurring together: a battery of questions (criminal […]
a seaport in E Sri Lanka. Historical Examples Batticaloa is the seat of a government agent and district judge; criminal sessions of the supreme court are also held. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various All the forests around Batticaloa and Trincomalie, and as far north as Jaffna, are thickly set with this […]
batik. a technique of hand-dyeing fabrics by using wax as a dye repellent to cover parts of a design, dyeing the uncovered fabric with a color or colors, and dissolving the wax in boiling water. the fabric so decorated. to hand-dye (material) using the technique of batik. noun a variant spelling of batik noun a […]