Definitions for "charge"
To lay on or impose, as a task, duty, or trust; to command, instruct, or exhort with authority; to enjoin; to urge earnestly; as, to charge a jury; to charge the clergy of a diocese; to charge an agent.
To accuse; to make a charge or assertion against (a person or thing); to lay the responsibility (for something said or done) at the door of.
A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.
To place within or upon any firearm, piece of apparatus or machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge an electrical machine, etc.
That quantity, as of ammunition, electricity, ore, fuel, etc., which any apparatus, as a gun, battery, furnace, machine, etc., is intended to receive and fitted to hold, or which is actually in it at one time
Stored energy in a battery or capacitor that is discharged as electrical energy.
To assume as a bearing; as, he charges three roses or; to add to or represent on; as, he charges his shield with three roses or.
a figure borne on a heraldic field.
an emblem, object, device, or design superimposed on the field(s) of a flag. A coat of arms or simple heraldic device used as a charge is sometimes called a badge.
Keywords:  rush, cavalry, battle, enemy, onset
To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.
To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.
The act of rushing upon, or towards, an enemy; a sudden onset or attack, as of troops, esp. cavalry; hence, the signal for attack; as, to sound the charge.
Originally written by Doreen Valiente, it is a message from the Goddess to Her Children.
Traditional Garderian/Alexandrian declaration by the High Priestess in the name of the Goddess.
The Traditional words of the Goddess to her followers, or "hidden children". Normally delivered by the High Priestess at every coven Circle. Also known as "The Charge of the Goddess".
A creditor's right over a debtor's property, which may be enforced in the event of default.
The legal right a lender has over a property used as security until the borrowed amount has been repaid in full.
Security the lender relies on when granting credit.
A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.
Weight; import; value.
The measurement or weight of material necessary to fill a mold during one cycle.
Amount of refrigeration placed in a refrigerating unit (air conditioner).
The quanity of refrigerant in a system. Charging cylinder: A device that allows the technician to accurately charge a refrigeration system with refrigerant.
Air conditioners do not consume refrigerant, instead it is reused in a continuous cycle. This cycle is contained within a sealed structure. To charge an air conditioner is to add more refrigerant to replace the old and involves recovering the old refrigerant first.
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference"
attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
A financial interest registered against the Property, e.g. A mortgage.
The act of charging lands with the repayment of a debt.
Keywords:  ccd, readout, cmos, electron, pixel
an excess or deficiency of electrons in an atom
In CCD camera imagers, a measure of the number of electrons confined by a pixel.
The number of electrons held on the capacitor plates. The act of forcing electrons onto the capacitor plates.
harmful energy stored in the reactive mind.
harmful energy or force contained in mental image pictures of experiences painful or upsetting to the person, which is handled in auditing.
harmful energy or force accumulated and stored within the reactive mind, resulting from the conflicts and unpleasant experiences that a person has had. Auditing discharges this charge so that it is no longer there to affect the individual.
Superseded February 2000 by CHECK OUT. "Charge" was the former term for the checking out of material to patrons. DISCHARGE is still a DPL term for staff checking in of materials.
A patron loan; use Checkout for the process of creating a loan to a patron.
An interference defense where a player lunges forward as the opponent hits a shot across the centerline.
legally upsetting an opponent's balance by shoulder-to-shoulder contact.
A shoulder to shoulder charge against a player with the ball is a legal play so long as the arm does not extend outward to push the opposing player. If it is done too hard, considered dangerous, against a player without the ball, or into the players back, the referee will award a free kick to the other team.
Keywords:  burden, ascribe, impute, lay, impose
To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.
To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.
To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog.
An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.
a command in the king's name to do something; usually to enter a person as heir; i.e have him accepted as heir to landed property
During the European Middle Ages, a charge often meant an underage person placed under the supervision of a nobleman. Charges were the responsibility of the nobleman they were charged to, and they were usually expected to be treated as guests or a member of the household. Charges were at times used more or less openly as hostages, ensuring that the parents kept in line.
There are numerical limits on the number of immigrant visas that can be granted to aliens form any one foreign country. This limit is the same for all countries. The limit is based on place of birth, not citizenship. Where the immigrant is "charged", means that person is counted towards a given country's numerical limit. For example, an immigrant born in Ethiopia is "charged" to Ethiopia, and therefore counted towards reaching the numerical limit for that country. The person would be "charged" to Ethiopia, even if the immigrant born in Ethiopia was born of Yemeni parents and has a passport from Yemen.
Keywords:  trick, hopefully, defender, won, pen
Discard of an honor by a defender on a trick won (hopefully!) by a partner.
one of the different Families of pen spinning tricks.
The law that the police believe the defendant has broken.
when used in the context of an item being charged, it means "filling" an item with intent or purpose. For example, one might charge a necklace (by magickal workings) so that it will lend strength and confidence to the wearer. I hate to fly but had to, so I charged a necklace by casting a protection spell on it so it would protect me while I hurtled through the air in a metal deathtrap (commonly known as an airplane).
Very rare hereditary disorder that must include at least four of the following six characteristics: C - coloboma (defect or lesion of the eye), H - heart defect/disease, A - atresia of the choanae, R - retarded growth and development, G - genital abnormal
attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
a submissive who is under the ownership, care or training of another
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
an "imposed duty, responsibility or obligation"
To surge from behind and display superior play. Also To play or putt aggressively.
To come from behind to win a tournament; to play aggressively.
Keywords:  charre, seventy, pig, thirty, weighing
Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre.
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
In group dynamics, charge is the accumulation of anger, mistrust, frustration, and hostility about a particular person or issue.
Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.
saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
Keywords:  handspeak, asl, browser, com
ASL Browser
make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
Keywords:  debit, account, entry, something, sum
To place something to the account of as a debt; to debit, as, to charge one with goods. Also, to enter upon the debit side of an account; as, to charge a sum to one.
To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.
An entry or a account of that which is due from one party to another; that which is debited in a business transaction; as, a charge in an account book.
Generally, an order to obey a decree of the court. In civil diligence, a charge is a necessary precursor to diligence. It is a formal request in writing served on the debtor which demands payment by him/her of sums due within a specified time and warns that specified diligence may be initiated if payment is not made.
Keywords:  ointment, plaster, sort
A sort of plaster or ointment.
an incendiary of wood and charcoal placed at the base of the kiln to start the charcoaling process.
"Charge" is a short trumpet fanfare frequently played at sporting events.
The occurrence of conditions of hydrocarbon generation and migration adequate to cause an accumulation of the minimum size. Included in this attribute are subsidiary elements, including existence of source rocks with sufficient organic matter of the appropriate composition, appropriate temperature and duration of heating to generate and expel sufficient quantities of oil and (or) gas, and timing of expulsion of oil and gas from source rocks appropriate for filling available traps
Keywords:  tore, violently, street, car, office
move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Keywords:  midst, symbols, arms
symbols in the midst of the arms.
a full round action, which cannot be readied
The various chemical ingredients with which a chemical extinguisher is made ready for operation. To pressurize a fire hose or fire extinguisher.
Keywords:  killer, real
a real killer
a species of illocutionary speech act
a statement of a specific act
Extract a price for staying in a hand. If you have strong cards, it is important to charge players to continue. If they are not charged, they can chase unlikely draws without penalty. See pot odds and infinite odds.
Keywords:  dollar, barrel, apples, fix, demand
To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.
a fixed dollar amount
The cost of credit expressed as a dollar amount.
request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?"
to borrow money (from a store, service provider, or credit card company) to make a purchase. If you do not pay the debt off in full within the card issuer's grace period (usually 25-28 days), you will pay interest on the amount you owe.
Keywords:  fellow, lunch, massage, ask, price
set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
Keywords:  lent, library, confuse, book, item
indicates that a book or other item has been "charged" out of the library, in other words, someone has borrowed it.
One of those specialized library terms that confuse outsiders, probably its purpose, which means that a book or other item has been lent (charged out) to a borrower.
Keywords:  demand, hotel, nights, stayed, price
To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.
The price demanded for a thing or service.
demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
v.i. (of a batsman) to take several steps down the pitch towards the bowler, either just before or as he delivers the ball, in an attempt to disrupt the length of the delivery or put himself in a better position to hit the ball. v.t. to charge at the ball or the bowler. The batsman charged the bowler as he let go of the ball.
In company law the word 'charge' is usually used to mean a secured loan ('mortgage').
Separate law violations and offenses, which are included under a single referral episode.
Keywords:  tons, batch, molten, grade, steel
heat a batch of molten steel with a single grade; a charge usually containing 200 to 300 tons
Air/fuel mixture to be burned in a combustion chamber Compression Ratio--Ratio of clearance volumes of a cylinder at top and bottom dead center.
Keywords:  emboss, plots, amino, graph, sequence
An EMBOSS application. charge reads a protein sequence and writes a file (or plots a graph) of the charges of the amino acids within a window of specified length as the window is moved along the sequence.
a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
To borrow library materials for a specified period of time. The materials are “charged” to the borrower who is responsible for their return.
OUT/CHECK OUT - To borrow materials from the library. This is done at the circulation desk and at the reserve desk. You will need your student identification card to do this.
Price assigned to a unit of medical or health service, such as a visit to a physician or a day in a hospital. The charge for a service may be unrelated to the actual cost of providing the service. See also Fee. Back to the top of the page
To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.
A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.
Keywords:  chat, abbreviations
Card issuers are required to provide you with copies of documents relating to your account. They may, however, charge a fee for the copying and handling. See your cardholder agreement for your issuer's copy charges.
Keywords:  wider, mortgage, term
a wider term than a mortgage
Keywords:  challenge, account, call
To call to account; to challenge.
Keywords:  laid, postal, universal, union, country
Payment of a fixed postal fee by each country within the limits laid down by the Acts of the Universal Postal Union. (taxe)
Keywords:  admission, article, price, service
the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
Metal and alloy materials that make up the composition of a melt.
a fee for the provision of a service whereas in the case of a tax, no service is provided directly in return
Keywords:  rear, better, comes, player, play
Where a player comes from the rear and shows better play.
The market price associated with a product or service; does not necessarily reflect the economic or opportunity cost.
Keywords:  pledge, asset, take, over, mortgage
To take a mortgage or a pledge over an asset
A lien, preference or financial obligation attached to property.
Keywords:  ink, roll, printing, cover
Cover or roll with printing ink.
Keywords:  check, someone, item
To check out an item to someone.
Keywords:  synonymous, legal, mortgage, term
legal term synonymous with mortgage.
financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
Keywords:  amount, enter, due, covers, account
enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
An amount to pay, for example a charge on an account will be an amount of payment that is due. Therefore, a charge period is the period of time the payment covers
Keywords:  actual, purchase
an actual purchase
Keywords:  expense, cost
An expense or cost.
Keywords:  action, standard
a standard action
Keywords:  item, currently, borrower, loan
The item is currently on loan to a borrower.
Keywords:  mortgage, see
See Mortgage