Charge

Charge or charged may refer to:

  • Charge (basketball), illegal contact by pushing or moving into another player's torso
  • Charge (fanfare), a six-note trumpet or bugle piece denoting the call to rush forward
  • Charge (heraldry), any object depicted on a shield
  • Charge (pen spinning), a pen-spinning trick
  • Charge (warfare), a maneuver where soldiers rush towards the enemy to engage in close combat
  • Charge (youth), an underage person placed under the supervision of a nobleman
  • Chargé d'affaires, two classes of diplomatic agents
  • Criminal charge, a formal accusation made before a court by a prosecuting authority
  • Charge (bugle call), a bugle call which signals to execute a charge

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Mathematics, science, and technology

  • Charge (engine), the air and/or fuel mixture being fed to an internal combustion engine
  • Charge (physics), the susceptibility of a body to one of the fundamental forces
    • Color charge, a property of quarks and gluons, related to their strong interactions
    • Electric charge, a property which determines the electromagnetic interaction of subatomic particles
    • Magnetic charge, a property of theoretical magnetic monopoles
  • CHARGE syndrome, a specific set of birth defects in children
  • Explosive charge, a measured quantity of explosive material
  • Signed measure, in mathematics, a generalization of the concept of a measure that is allowed to have negative values
  • Charge (chemistry)

Finance

  • Charge card, anything similar to a credit card
  • Equitable charge, confers a right on the secured party to look to a particular asset in the event of the debtor's default
  • Floating charge, a security interest over the assets of a company

Entertainment

See also

  • Charger (disambiguation)

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  • charge — [ ʃarʒ ] n. f. • XIIe; de charger I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce qui pèse sur; ce que porte ou peut porter une personne, un animal, un véhicule, un bâtiment. ⇒ faix, fardeau, poids. Lourde charge. Ployer sous la charge. « les charges laissées aux femmes par nos… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chargé — charge [ ʃarʒ ] n. f. • XIIe; de charger I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce qui pèse sur; ce que porte ou peut porter une personne, un animal, un véhicule, un bâtiment. ⇒ faix, fardeau, poids. Lourde charge. Ployer sous la charge. « les charges laissées aux femmes par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • charge — CHARGE. s. f. Faix, fardeau. Charge pesante, excessive, légère. On a donné trop de charge à ce mur, à ce plancher. f♛/b] l signifie aussi Ce que peut porter une personne, un animal, un vaisseau, ou autre chose semblable. La charge d un mulet, d… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • charge — Charge, ou fardeau, Onus. Une charge et charté, Vehes, vehis. La charge qu on baille à aucun pour faire quelque chose, Actus, Mandatum, Ministerium, Negotium, Onus. Toute charge qu on prend, ou qu on baille à faire, Prouincia. Une charge… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • chargé — chargé, ée (char jé, jée) part. passé. 1°   Qui a reçu une charge. Les épaules chargées d un lourd fardeau. La charrette mal chargée par les hommes de service. Un navire chargé. •   Deux mulets cheminaient, l un d avoine chargé...., LA FONT. Fabl …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • charge — CHARGE. s. f. Faix, fardeau que porte une personne, un animal, un vaisseau, un mur, un plancher, ou autre chose semblable. Charge pesante, excessive, legere. Charge de cotrets, de fagots, Ce qu un Crocheteur peut porter à la fois. Charge de bled …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …   Law dictionary

  • Charge — Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charge!! — Studio album by The Aquabats Released June 7, 20 …   Wikipedia

  • Charge — (ch[aum]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Charged} (ch[aum]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Charging}.] [OF. chargier, F. charger, fr. LL. carricare, fr. L. carrus wagon. Cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}, {Cark}, and see {Car}.] 1. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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