AA battery


: a battery that is typically used in small electronic devices and that is standardized at 51 mm in length and roughly 14 mm in diameter

called also AA, AA cell, double-A, double-A battery

Examples of AA battery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cordless candles will last 60 days on one set of AA batteries and are sold in a set of four. Jenna Sims, Southern Living, 24 Oct. 2023 The remote requires two AA batteries, but thankfully they’re included along with two rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for the car. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 22 Oct. 2023 Keep in Mind Each candle needs two AA batteries, which are not included. Maya Polton, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Sep. 2023 Keep in Mind The sizing is slightly inconsistent with typical AA batteries. Nor'adila Hepburn, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Aug. 2023 However, more modern models may require two or three AA batteries. Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 21 July 2023 Battery Life While some electric razors require AA batteries as an energy source, the majority use rechargeable batteries. Jack Byram, Health, 5 July 2023 The brand new gamepad retails for $84.99 and comes packaged with the Xbox rechargeable battery pack, presumably to cut down on all those pesky one-use alkaline AA batteries that end up in landfills if not disposed of correctly. Mitch Wallace, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The camera runs on AA batteries and comes in nine bright pastel colors — the perfect fashionable and practical accessory for any trip. Joel Balsam, Travel + Leisure, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of AA battery was in 1961

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“AA battery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/AA%20battery. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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