American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not loaded. Used of a weapon.
- adj. Law Not being formally accused.
- adj. Law Not subject to a charge. Used of land.
- adj. Lacking electric charge.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not charged; not loaded: as, the guns were uncharged.
- adj. physics, chemistry Not carrying an overall electric charge; neutral.
- adj. law Not charged with a criminal act.
- adj. Not charged for; given away for free.
- adj. of a particle or body or system; having no charge
- un- + charged (Wiktionary)
“The principle generally limits mentions of what's sometimes called uncharged misconduct or prior bad acts.”
“The 32-year-old Cardamone has been behind bars at the DuPage County jail in Wheaton despite an appeals court ruling that he be given a new trial on the molestation charges because the previous judge allowed too much "uncharged" evidence.”
“The defense inquired whether prosecutors planned to introduce evidence of "uncharged criminal conduct" against Mr. Strauss-Kahn.”
“Said person or persons remain uncaught, uncharged, and unprosecuted.”
“The filing indicated the U.S. expected the investigation to lead to further evidence involving "additional uncharged co-conspirators.”
“I was referring to the uncharged individual who has his DNA collected, retained (& hence his anonimity removed). on June 17, 2009 at 9: 45 pm Hi Tech Copper”
“Barack Obama, like George Bush before him, has claimed the authority to order American citizens murdered based solely on the unverified, uncharged, unchecked claim that they are associated with Terrorism and pose “a continuing and imminent threat to U.S. persons and interests.””
“The first clause of the protection of freedoms bill removes the right for the police to retain DNA of uncharged suspects except in a small number of exceptional cases.”
“In all serious sexual and violent cases – not just rape – the police will be allowed to apply for the DNA profile of an uncharged suspect to remain on the database for up to five years.”
“One suggestion I've seen is that the stop codons may have been originally associated with uncharged tRNAs which cannot bind to an amino acid, resulting in termination of the elongation process.”
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