floating battery

noun

1
: a storage battery connected across an electric line or feeder to equalize the load and maintain the voltage constant
2
: a battery erected on a raft or the hull of a ship or a ship carrying heavy guns and designed as a gun platform rather than for navigation formerly used in coast defense and in attacking fortifications

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“Floating battery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floating%20battery. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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