solar battery

noun

Definition of solar battery

: an array of solar cells

Examples of solar battery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Generac also started selling solar battery systems this year. Mallory Moench, SFChronicle.com, "During PG&E outages, generators caused fires, carbon monoxide poisoning," 14 Nov. 2019 To tackle these issues, the researchers, in partnership with the government, will give solar battery chargers to the health workers and watchers to recharge the wearable devices and for their personal use. Annabelle Timsit, Quartz Africa, "Malawi is testing using wearables to measure kids’ well-being," 24 July 2019 The lander will then deploy a 60-pound, six-wheeled rover to roll slowly across the lunar surface for about two weeks collecting information before its solar battery runs out. Shashank Bengali, latimes.com, "India’s first attempted moon landing heralds a new global space race," 14 July 2019 Working with the Sharp Corporation and Japanese government agency NEDO, the automaker will study the cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Toyota Is Testing a New Solar-Powered Prius," 8 July 2019 Photo: Patrick Strattner for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Alsagoff says his home’s smarts go beyond the solar batteries. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Smart-Home Tech as a Selling Point, Not a Cost Cutter," 20 June 2019 After Hurricane Maria, German solar battery company Sonnen donated eight batteries for solar energy to community kitchens and health clinics. Daniella Cheslow, USA TODAY, "Hurricanes blew away Puerto Rico's power grid. Now solar power is rising to fill the void.," 5 Jan. 2018 Wirecutter, a New York Times company that reviews products, tested 70 solar battery chargers and found the $51 Anker PowerPort Solar Lite to be the best model for juicing up mobile devices. J. D. Biersdorfer, New York Times, "Power Up Your Phone by Hand or by Sun," 30 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of solar battery

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Solar battery.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solar%20battery. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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