recharging

[ verb ree-chahrj; noun ree-chahrj, ree-chahrj ]SEE DEFINITION OF recharging
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECHARGING

Meanwhile the crew had been recharging the battery and reloading the small arms.

Do you think the car'—she turned to Stonor—'your man said something about recharging——'

"Let us go on," observed Bob, who had now finished the labor of recharging his gun.

James helped the men who were recharging the chemical engines.

Just so; he is there, I see him distinctly; he is recharging our four-pounder.

The defenders instantly set about the work of recharging their firearms.

Spare cylinders and cages are provided for use when recharging.

(b) The dimensions must be no greater than the apparatus requires to allow convenient room for recharging and inspection of parts.

(g) Must be so arranged as to insure correct procedure in recharging and cleaning.

This rule removes the necessity of recharging or attending to the machine at improper hours.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to reload" (a vessel), from re- "again, back" + charge "to load" (q.v.); modeled on Old French rechargier "to load, load back on" (13c.). Meaning "re-power a battery" is from 1876. Related: Recharged; recharging. The noun is recorded from 1610s in English.

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