(v. t.) To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.
(v. t.) To lay on or impose, as a task, duty, or trust; to command, instruct, or exhort with authority; to enjoin; to urge earnestly; as, to charge a jury; to charge the clergy of a diocese; to charge an agent.
(v. t.) To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
(v. t.) To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.
(v. t.) To place something to the account of as a debt; to debit, as, to charge one with goods. Also, to enter upon the debit side of an account; as, to charge a sum to one.
(v. t.) To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.
(v. t.) To accuse; to make a charge or assertion against (a person or thing); to lay the responsibility (for something said or done) at the door of.
(v. t.) To place within or upon any firearm, piece of apparatus or machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge an electrical machine, etc.
(v. t.) To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.
(v. t.) To assume as a bearing; as, he charges three roses or; to add to or represent on; as, he charges his shield with three roses or.
(v. t.) To call to account; to challenge.
(v. t.) To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.
(v. i.) To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.
(v. i.) To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.
(v. i.) To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.
(v. i.) To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog.
(v. t.) A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.
(v. t.) A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.
(v. t.) Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.
(v. t.) Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.
(v. t.) Harm.
(v. t.) An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.
(v. t.) An address (esp. an earnest or impressive address) containing instruction or exhortation; as, the charge of a judge to a jury; the charge of a bishop to his clergy.
(v. t.) An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.
(v. t.) Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural.
(v. t.) The price demanded for a thing or service.
(v. t.) An entry or a account of that which is due from one party to another; that which is debited in a business transaction; as, a charge in an account book.
(v. t.) That quantity, as of ammunition, electricity, ore, fuel, etc., which any apparatus, as a gun, battery, furnace, machine, etc., is intended to receive and fitted to hold, or which is actually in it at one time
(v. t.) The act of rushing upon, or towards, an enemy; a sudden onset or attack, as of troops, esp. cavalry; hence, the signal for attack; as, to sound the charge.
(v. t.) A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.
(v. t.) A soft of plaster or ointment.
(v. t.) A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.
(n.) Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre.
(n.) Weight; import; value.
(1) The Wales international and Port Vale defender Clayton McDonald both admitted having sex with the victim, – McDonald was found not guilty of the same charge.
(2) Yet the Tory promise of fiscal rectitude prevailed in England Alexander had been in charge of Labour’s election strategy, but he could not strategise a victory over a 20-year-old Scottish nationalist who has not yet taken her finals.
(3) The previous year, he claimed £1,415 for two new sofas, made two separate claims of £230 and £108 for new bed linen, charged £86 for a new kettle and kitchen utensils and made two separate claims, of £65 and £186, for replacement glasses and crockery.
(4) They had allegedly agreed that Younous would not be charged with any crime upon his arrival there and that he would not be detained in Morocco for longer than 72 hours.
(5) I’m not in charge of it but he’s stood up and presented that, and when Jenny, you know, criticised it, or raised some issues about grandparent carers – 3,700 of them he calculated – he said “Let’s sit down”.
(6) But the wounding charge in 2010 has become Brown's creation of a structural hole in the budget, more serious than the cyclical hit which the recession made in tax receipts, at least 4% of GDP.
(7) Only those derivatives with a free amino group and net positive charge in the side chain were effective.
(8) Charge data from the target hospital showed a statistically significant reduction in laboratory charges per patient in the quarter following program initiation (P = 0.02) and no evidence for change in a group of five comparison hospitals.
(9) At a fixed concentration of nucleotide the effectiveness of elution was proportional to the charge on the eluting molecule.
(10) [125I]AaIT was shown to cross the midgut of Sarcophaga through a morphologically distinct segment of the midgut previously shown to be permeable to a cytotoxic, positively charged polypeptide of similar molecular weight.
(11) For retrospective action to be taken, and an FA charge to follow, the decision of the panel must be unanimous.” The match between the sides ended in acrimony and two City red cards.
(12) As a Native American I am pretty sensitive to charges of racism and white supremacy,” the Oklahoma congressman added.
(13) Under a revised deal most people are now being vetted on time, but charges for the service have had to rise from £12 and free vetting for volunteers, to £28 for a standard disclosure and £33 for an advanced disclosure.
(14) Four Dutch activists were charged in Murmansk this week under the law.
(15) Both polycations investigated reduced the negative surface charge of assay cells and enhanced in vitro infectivity of murine C-type viruses, but had no influence on leukemia-virus-induced XC cell syncytia formation.
(16) The charges against Harrison were filed just after two white men were accused of fatally shooting three black people in Tulsa in what prosecutors said were racially motivated attacks.
(17) The antibody-hapten profiles revealed that the DNCB-fed animalss contained predominatly IgG2 in their serum by the time of their initial bleedings, whereas sensitized animals still contained a considerable proportion of more acidic antibodies having marked charge heterogeneity.
(18) With the flat-fee system, drug charges are not recorded when the drug is dispensed by the pharmacy; data for charging doses are obtained directly from the MAR forms generated by the nursing staff.
(19) As calls grew to establish why nobody stepped in to save Daniel, it was also revealed that the boy's headteacher – who saw him scavenging for scraps – has not been disciplined and has been put in charge of a bigger school.
(20) The phenomenon can be ascribed to the decrease in charge density due to the incorporation of dodecyl alcohol into SDS micelles.
(v. i.) To breathe.
(n.) A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat.
(n.) A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself.
(n.) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting.
(n.) The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
(v. i.) To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire.
(n.) A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist.
(n.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
(1) An unidentified Moscow police official told the Interfax news agency that the group used “an internal staircase” to reach the top floor of the building and then used “special equipment” to reach its spire.
(2) One of the few regulations that has been spelt out in black and white is the maximum height limit – so planes don’t have to weave between spires on their way to and from City Airport, five miles to the east.
(3) The medieval church spires of rural England are to bring superfast broadband to the remotest of dwellings, with the Church of England offering their use as communication towers.
(4) San Andreas is a state of contrasts and extraordinary detail, there is always some interesting new nook to chance on, some breathtaking previously unexperienced view across the hills toward the capitalist spires of downtown.
(5) Behold "The Spire", a 398ft needle penetrating the sky; symbol of Dublin's thrusting modernity (or, cynics suggest, the grip heroin holds on some parts of the city).
(6) It’s a factor, but it wouldn’t be correct to say they died as a consequence of the mismanagement.” Miller also worked at Spire Gatwick Park hospital in Horley, Surrey.
(7) With permissions already granted for many more towers, from the Scalpel to the Can of Ham and a monstrous “Gotham City” mega-block by Make, we can say goodbye to a skyline of individual spires, between which you might occasionally glimpse the sky.
(8) North American marine archaeogastropods are mainly equidimensional but with a few disk-like forms and a very few high-spired ones, marine mesogastropods are mainly high-spired but with disk-like forms, neogastropods high-spired, and relevant euthyneurans sharply bimodal, like the stylommatophorans.
(9) When the sun made an appearance mid-morning, it threw a spotlight on the spire of the Saint-Michel basilica and the honey-coloured buildings that face the sweeping curve of the broad river.
(10) JJ Route 100, Vermont All your picture-postcard impressions of rural New England – village greens, white-steepled wooden church spires and roadside diners – can be enjoyed along Vermont's Route 100, which runs the length of the Green Mountains.
(11) Richard Jones, H5's chief executive and former commercial director of Spire Healthcare, told MPs gathered for its launch that, despite the government protecting healthcare from funding cuts, in the long-term high quality healthcare for all cannot be funded by taxes alone.
(12) However, last year it won an Independent Healthcare Award for Public Private Partnerships, for work on a successful partnership with the NHS in Cumbria and Lancashire which also involved Spire Healthcare and Abbey Hospitals.
(13) I live in the northern suburbs of the city, where from my backyard I can see the spires of Catholic and Orthodox churches, the minaret of a mosque.
(14) Its square tower and light resembling a short spire is fine enough to grace any village in the land.
(15) The Breakthrough Centre in Elstree, a joint venture between CancerPartners UK and Spire Bushey Hospital, provides chemotherapy and radiotherapy services, with Elstree Cancer Centre offering patients treatment options.
(16) Its director, John Crisp, said: “Spire suspended Mr Miller in December 2013 as soon as the trust notified us of their investigation into Mr Miller and he has not undertaken any surgery or held clinics at our hospital since.
(17) From the raucous taverns of the Shire to the dreaming spires of Gondor, there will be palpable relief today.
(18) "Following an audit of our members, which includes data on thousands of patients from leading groups including Transform, The Harley Medical Group, Spire Healthcare, BMI Hospitals and The Hospital Group, we can confirm that the average rupture rates reported for PIP implants is within the industry standard of 1%-2%."
(19) It is suggested that close location of chains and their zonal distribution by the section of helix spire forming sublicon wall, should provide the formation of stereohomogenous and complementary successions of biomonomers of different clases.
(20) It is a huge building site now, as the single glass-clad spire of the new One World Trade Centre climbs a little higher into the sky each day.