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  • noun Plural form of charge.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of charge.


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  • These two charges so drawn towards each other will, so to speak, bind each other, and they are referred to as _bound charges_.

    Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc. George Patterson 1910

  • And further, as Captain Hawkins 'testimony was necessary in two of the charges, the King, _on those charges_, was the prosecutor.

    Peter Simple Frederick Marryat 1820

  • Around € 1.5 billion in charges is related to the revaluation of assets — such as power plants — acquired from Italy's Enel Spa and Spain's Acciona SA and Endesa SA in 2008.

    E.ON Warns of $3.6 Billion in Charges Jan Hromadko 2010

  • The character's incessant attempts to force food (or more often tea) on her charges is a running joke throughout the series.

    Notes on Strange Fiction: Narrative's Function (2) Hal Duncan 2008

  • The character's incessant attempts to force food (or more often tea) on her charges is a running joke throughout the series.

    Archive 2008-09-01 Hal Duncan 2008

  • In another show of military display, Saddam met with 30 top army commanders in a televised broadcast in which he called charges that Iraq has been keeping weapons of mass destruction quote "a great lie."

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2003 2003

  • If we like to think of the electrons as being merely what I call their charges, then the charges act at a distance.

    The Concept of Nature The Tarner Lectures Delivered in Trinity College, November 1919 Alfred North Whitehead 1904

  • Appear promptly at the palace at ten o'clock to answer to the followin 'charges, to wit: breach of the peace; seditious and treasonable utterance; violent assault on the chief magistrate with intent to cut, wound, maim, an' bruise; breach of quarantine; violation of harbour regulations; and gross breakage of custom house rules.


  • Somewhere in all those charges is a teesie weesie one that is true!

    Rousing welcome home for Traficant 2009

  • The new offering, which requires a one-time payment to reserve compute capacity and lowers hourly charges, is targeted at larger enterprise customers.

    Amazon EC2 Inches Closer To Corporate Customers 2009


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