AskDefine | Define charged

Dictionary Definition

charged adj
1 of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery" [ant: uncharged]
2 fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech" [syn: supercharged]
3 supplied with carbon dioxide [syn: aerated]
4 capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy; "the highly charged issue of abortion"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. past of charge

Extensive Definition

Charge or Charged may refer to:
  • Charge (physics), the susceptibility of a body to one of the fundamental forces
  • More generally in physics, a conserved charge is a conserved quantity related to a symmetry.
It may also refer to:
  • Charge card, anything similar to a credit card
  • Charged Records, a record label
  • 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
  • , two classes of diplomatic agents

See also

Bold text extra charge needed
charged in Danish: Ladning
charged in German: Ladung
charged in Modern Greek (1453-): Φορτίο
charged in Spanish: Carga
charged in French: Charge
charged in Croatian: Naboj
charged in Italian: Carica
charged in Hungarian: Töltés
charged in Japanese: チャージ
charged in Portuguese: Carga
charged in Russian: Заряд
charged in Simple English: Charge

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