battery is flat

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

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • flat — [1] When a battery has completely discharged, so that it cannot turn over the engine then the battery is said to be flat. [2] To be completely deflated, especially as the result of a puncture or a leaky valve. See flat tire. [3] A flat tire. [4]… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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

  • flat — [[t]flæ̱t[/t]] ♦♦ flats, flatter, flattest 1) N COUNT: also N num A flat is a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor and part of a larger building. A flat usually includes a kitchen and bathroom. [mainly BRIT] Sara lives with her… …   English dictionary

  • battery — I UK [ˈbæt(ə)rɪ] / US noun Word forms battery : singular battery plural batteries ** 1) [countable] 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… …   English dictionary

  • Battery Tower, New York City — was the name of a proposed initial unit of a $50,000,000 1929 residential development on West Street, near the Battery. It would have served workers in the Wall Street area. and would have been the firsthotel apartment completed in the Financial… …   Wikipedia

  • Battery terminals — are the electrical contacts used to connect a load and/or charger to a single cell or multiple cell battery. These terminals have a wide variety of designs, sizes, and features that are often not well documented.Automotive battery… …   Wikipedia

  • flat — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • Flat Holm — Infobox Islands name = Flat Holm image caption = image size = 240px locator map custom = no native name = Ynys Echni native name link = nickname = location = Bristol Channel coordinates = coord|51.37687| 3.12207|type:landmark… …   Wikipedia

  • flat — flat1 W2S2 [flæt] adj comparative flatter superlative flattest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(surface)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3¦(tyre/ball)¦ 4¦(not deep)¦ 5¦(drink)¦ 6¦(not interesting)¦ 7¦(battery)¦ 8¦(business/trade)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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