Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry: Bearing a charge: as, a fesse charged with three roses. Serving as a charge: as, three roses charged upon a fesse.
- Overcharged or exaggerated.
- In art, heavily painted; over-expressed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of charge.
- adj. fraught with great emotion
- adj. capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy
- adj. of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge
- adj. supplied with carbon dioxide
“_upon all_, it were found that some of _such_ counts -- that is, that some of the misdemeanours -- charged, must be withdrawn from the consideration of the court, by reason of defects in either the counts themselves or the findings upon them, it cannot, in many cases, be supposed that the sentence could be the same as if the court had the duty thrown upon it of punishing _all the offences charged_.”
“So, again, you can see -- we can see some very charged -- what they called charged smoke, some heavy smoke coming out of this.”
“How about “vehicle tax that has nothing to do with VMT other than the fact that what you get charged is entirely dependent upon how many miles the vehicle traveled and what kind of vehicle it is”?”
“He was spoiling for a fight that was 15 years in the future and probably never to happen — by the time prom dates start showing up, so much has taken place between father and daughter that the handoff, while charged, is more an enactment of an emotion than an experience of it — so the next thing you know, he pulls onto his street, comes across the photographer, and punches his lights out.”
“He said his accountant takes a credit on his business taxes of the tax charged from the excess cash deposits.”
“It's the story of the sysadmin charged with shutting down the first and only functional AI, which no one can figure out a reason ...”
“The other reason you're being charged is that you're asking your second lender to prepare documentation that it otherwise would not have to prepare.”
“Now that I finally understand the CFE methods of billing, any time I have checked my meter and my electrical usage, what I have been charged is in accordance with the data shown at the URL shown above.”
“He says the crime charged is “prevaracacion” — not the same, apparently, as simple “prevarication” but meaning “pronouncing deliberately wrongful decisions.””
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