Plunge battery


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Plunge battery (Elec) a voltaic battery so arranged that the plates can be plunged into, or withdrawn from, the exciting liquid at pleasure.
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In literature:

The other raiders sawed the reins of plunging steeds and whirled to escape the unseen battery.
"Desert Gold" by Zane Grey
His storage batteries had toppled over to plunge into the sea.
"Curlie Carson Listens In" by Roy J. Snell

In news:

Battery Park City, the 92-acre development whose expansion halted after the 1987 stock market plunge and economic slowdown, is ready to create new neighborhoods to the north and south.