[bat-uh-ree; French batuh-ree]
(In) Battery - A condition of a firearm where it is loaded, with the action closed, cocked and (with the possible exception of an engaged safety catch) ready to fire.
- Two or more pieces of artillery used for combined action.
- A tactical unit of artillery, usually consisting of six guns together with the artillerymen, equipment, etc., required to operate them.
- A parapet or fortification equipped with artillery.