Definitions

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  • v. To charge wrongly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To charge erroneously, as in an account.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make error in charging: as, to mischarge items in an account.
  • n. A mistake in charging; an erroneous entry in an account.
  • n. A mixture of gas and air in an internal-combustion engine, introduced into the cylinder, but not ignited.

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Examples

  • I PRAY you will take this further and show how much a toothbrush normally costs during a hospital stay, no just when there is a mischarge.

    We Listen – Your comments 3/1/2010

  • It was an eye opener to hear of $1000 mischarge for a toothbrush.

    We Listen – Your comments 3/1/2010

  • And I think, to a certain extent, it may be a mischarge, and McCain has to be careful not to overcharge when you make your attacks.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2008

  • When you start playing around with a gadget in the middle of a charge, you play with those levels and can confuse the battery leading to a mischarge which can contribute towards a shortened lifespan.

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