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Battery (Overview)

Battery is a term for a physical attack on one person from another person. Battery can also mean a device for storing electricity.


Battery (Overview)

Battery is a term for a physical attack on one person from another person. Battery can also mean a device for storing electricity.


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Do battery toothbrushes work better than regular?

Do battery toothbrushes work better than regular?

Studies say no: A properly used toothbrush will perform equally good as an electric brush. That being said, an electric toothbrush aimed properly is likely easier to use for some patients, especially those with dexterity problems. A good three minute brush, 2-3 times a day, that covers all of the tooth surfaces and the gums is sufficient. There is no magic in an electric toothbrush, it is about aiming properl. ...Read more

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What happens if you accidentally lick battery acid ?

Very bad effect: Battery acid poisoning; hydrogen sulfate poisoning; oil of vitriol poisoning; matting acid poisoning; vitriol brown oil poisoning sulfuric acid is a very strong chemical that is corrosive. Corrosive means it can cause severe burns and tissue damage when it comes into contact with the skin or mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Are battery powered blade razors better than sharp ones?

Are battery powered blade razors better than sharp ones?

Probably not, but: I use them anyway. It feels like i'm getting a closer shave. Yes, i know that's not a scientific answer, but in general we do or choose things that make us feel better; doctors are not much different when it comes to their own habits and cares. ...Read more

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Do you feel skin burning upon contact with battery acid?

Possibly: All acids can burn the skin. Battery acid is sulphuric acid which has a stronger acidity that can burn skin. If you get battery acid (or any strong acid) on your skin, immediately flush it off with copious amounts of water and you can neutralize it with baking soda if that is at hand. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an assault and battery injury.?

Describe the features of an assault and battery injury.?

Many: This question suggests that you may be in danger. If you are please seek appropriate help immediately. Features: the health, age & size of the victim, the method & location of assault, the body location of the battery, the force inflicted on the body. The reason for the assault, the mental status of the attacker. Head/neck injuries are the most significant followed by chest and abdominal trauma. ...Read more

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I just spilled battery acid on my chest what do I need to do?

I just spilled battery acid on my chest what do I need to do?

Irrigate with water: This is an acid burn. Run it under water such as in the shower, for at least 10 minutes. It can cause a serious burn so see a doctor if it is still painful. ...Read more

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Has it really been shown that eating batteries gives you energy?

Has it really been shown that eating batteries gives you energy?

NOoooooooooooooooooo: Batteries are toxic. Eating a battery may make you ill but it would never give you energy. Don't eat batteries. ...Read more