Definition of Batterie

1. Noun. (dance) A brilliant display of virtuosity in which the dancer's legs open and close rapidly while in the air, with the illusion of striking together and rebounding. Also known as battu. ¹



2. Noun. (music) The percussion section of an orchestra or band, the battery; marching instruments in a drumline, as opposed to the pit. ¹

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Definition of Batterie

1. a ballet movement [n -S]

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1. The Nature and Properties of the Sugar Cane: With Practical Directions for by George Richardson Porter (1830)
"The evaporation being very rapid in the batterie, there was soon sufficient room in it for the remaining contents of the drop ; then another pouring ..."

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