In the arrangement of Figs. 11 and 12 the battery has no metallic connection with the line, so that it is called a local battery. - Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.
If BNP IS met i will throw in a d60 battery grip+ one 3rd party battery+ Lowre 180 ex bag - www.hardwarezone.com.sg
[U3] der engineer Don Jaime, employed in continuing the communication to the gallows battery, and fix hundred on that battery, and ftrengthening the ground of the mortar battery* - The ancient and modern history of Gibraltar. With an accurate journal of the siege of that ...
this also means that the 9-volt is the only battery in the grocery stores that is actually a *battery*, i.e. a plurality of separate cells working together, rather than a single cell. you can make a lot of friends in the world by saying, "i don't like to be pedantic, but that AA really isn't a battery, you know; just a cell." - Making Light: Making light under difficult conditions
The term battery is frequently applied to a single voltaic cell, but this term is more properly used to designate a plurality of cells joined together in series, or in multiple, or in series multiple so as to combine their actions in causing current to flow through an external circuit. - Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.