AAA battery


: a small battery that is typically used in small electronic devices and that is standardized at 44 mm in length and 10.5 mm in diameter

called also AAA, AAA cell, triple-A, triple-A battery

Examples of AAA battery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although the controller requires two AAA batteries—which aren’t included—the actual truck is USB rechargeable. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 8 Nov. 2023 The lifelike blooms layered together make a true statement, enhanced by clear LED lights (three AAA batteries required). Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Oct. 2023 Well-sized, the fabric tent comes with a set of string lights (three AAA batteries required) and a thin mat that spans the tent's base. Ashley Ziegler, Parents, 16 Oct. 2023 The Spirograph animator requires three AAA batteries (not included). Tanya Edwards, Parents, 4 Oct. 2023 The entire device, powered by a single AAA battery, is about the size of a mascara tube and has both a safety cage around the disposable blades to guard against injury, and a stainless-steel roller ball to soothe skin. Abbie Kozolchyk,, 12 Sep. 2023 Keep in mind that each light requires three AAA batteries (included). Adria Greenhauff, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2023 Amazon This mini, simple, cheap Bluetooth keyboard uses two AAA batteries that can last well more than a year. WIRED, 29 July 2023 Some inexpensive pool lights are powered by AAA batteries. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of AAA battery was in 1960

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“AAA battery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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