battery is dead

The battery does not have enough electrical power to start the car

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • battery — n. a group of cells that store and furnish current 1) to charge; recharge a battery 2) to discharge, run down a battery 3) a flashlight (AE), torch (BE); storage battery 4) a battery charges (itself) 5) a battery discharges, runs (itself) down 6) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • battery — bat|ter|y1 [ bæt(ə)ri ] noun ** 1. ) count an object that fits into something such as a radio, clock, or car and supplies it with electricity: I need some new batteries for my Walkman. The battery is dead (=no longer working). charge/recharge a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dead as a doornail — {adj. phr.} Completely dead without the slightest hope of resuscitation. * /This battery is dead as a doornail; no wonder your car won t start./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dead as a doornail — {adj. phr.} Completely dead without the slightest hope of resuscitation. * /This battery is dead as a doornail; no wonder your car won t start./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dead\ as\ a\ doornail — adj. phr. Completely dead without the slightest hope of resuscitation. This battery is dead as a doornail; no wonder your car won t start …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Dead Battery — Single by Pitchshifter from the album Deviant Released 2000 Format 7 , CD …   Wikipedia

  • dead — [ded] adj. [ME ded < OE dēad, akin to ON dauthr, OHG tōt, Goth dauths: orig. pp. of an old v. base appearing in ON deyja, OS dojan, OHG touwen, all < IE base * dheu , DIE1] 1. no longer living; having died 2. naturally without life;… …   English World dictionary

  • battery — noun 1 for electricity ADJECTIVE ▪ dead, flat ▪ The car won t start the battery s flat. ▪ rechargeable ▪ disposable ▪ removabl …   Collocations dictionary

  • Battery (electricity) — For other uses, see Battery (disambiguation). Various cells and batteries (top left to bottom right): two AA, one D, one handheld ham radio battery, two 9 volt (PP3), two AAA, one C, one …   Wikipedia

  • Battery charger — This unit charges the batteries until they reach a specific voltage and then it trickle charges the batteries until it is disconnected …   Wikipedia


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