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assault and battery

a violent attack [upon someone] followed by a beating. (A technical legal charge.) Richard was charged with two counts of assault and battery. Dave does not go out at night because he does not want to be a victim of assault and battery.
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recharge your batteries

to rest and get back your energy and interest in things They took a short vacation to recharge their batteries before starting work on their next project.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of recharging a battery (adding more power to a device that stores electricity )
See also: battery

recharge your batteries

to rest in order to get back your strength and energy A week away would give you time to rest and recharge your batteries.
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Zhou and his team are looking into the submicroscopic world of nanotubes to find new ways to store energy in batteries.
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Improved batteries are needed,'' says Stuart Licht, a chemistry professor who led the research team in trying a host of materials, from sulfur to tin, before they discovered an unusual form of iron boosts battery life.
The acquisition of Dowty Batteries will offer Ultralife other advantages including wider market distribution, a European R&D and production facility, a talented group of managers, scientists and technical staff and future access to research and development programs offered by the European community.
5 billion batteries per year, most of which wind up in local landfills.
When fashioned into prototype AA batteries, this new technology performs better than current nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries.
As a large consumption country of Li-ion batteries, as well as having an abundant labor force and raw materials, China has become the final destination for multinational Li-ion battery manufacturers, such as Sony, Panasonic, and Sanyo, etc.
Add in the evaporation caused by high temperatures and your batteries can go dry quickly.
When the ingots are cool, they are removed from the molds and sent to battery manufacturers where they are re-melted and used in the production of new lead plates and other parts for new batteries.
GNB Battery Technologies, a Pacific Dunlop company, is a world leader in manufacturing and recycling lead-acid batteries.
We continue to look for ways to drive innovation across our product portfolio through batteries and new products to deliver on the promise of 'Keep Going'.
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