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C battery

noun, Electronics.
1.
an electric battery for supplying a constant voltage bias to a control electrode of a vacuum tube.
Compare A battery, B battery.
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  • Another brigade lay next to us; in fact one of their batteries had occupied a position intended for our C battery.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • The battery compound known as the C and C battery compound, sold in tin cans at most electric stores, is very convenient.

  • "C battery's all right," he shouted to me, and a minute later I heard him explaining to the colonel.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • A runner came in from C battery, with whom we had had no communication for nearly two hours.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • Our teams and limbers had come up, all except one team of C battery.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • An officer of C battery ran across to say that through the binoculars grey forms could be seen in the belt of trees opposite.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • "I'm afraid we shall have to say Good-bye to C battery," said the colonel seriously.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • C battery came through at a trot, but the colonel regarded their general appearance as soldierly.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • "A lucky escape for us," was the grim, not unsympathetic comment of C battery.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

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