• WordNet 3.6
    • n charger formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    • n charger a device for charging or recharging batteries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The General Lee cars used in the popular show The Dukes of Hazards were 1969 Dodge Chargers
    • Charger A horse for battle or parade. "And furious every charger neighed."
    • Charger A large dish. "Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger ."
    • Charger An instrument for measuring or inserting a charge.
    • Charger One who, or that which charges.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n charger One who or that which charges.
    • n charger A war-horse.
    • n charger In mining, an implement for charging horizontal bore-holes with powder.
    • n charger In gunnery, a contrivance for measuring and placing in a gun a certain quantity or charge of powder or shot.
    • n charger A large flat dish or platter.
    • n charger In England, in the middle ages, a servant or officer of the household whose duty was to bear the meats to table at banquets.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Charger a flat dish capable of holding a large joint, a platter: a war-horse
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. charger—Low L. carricāre, to load—L. carrus, a wagon. See Car, Cargo.


In literature:

Corporal, the charger, understood as well as any trooper in the regiment what the crack of the whip meant, from walk, trot, to gallop.
"Betty at Fort Blizzard" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Here he dismounted, threw his charger's reins to a gunner, and entered the enclosure.
"The Story of Isaac Brock" by Walter R. Nursey
The incident is the head of St. John being presented on the charger by the kneeling executioner.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
Next came Trooper Faithful on his old white charger Lightning.
"The Adventures of Akbar" by Flora Annie Steel
Prancing, neighing, rearing, the superb charger was at length brought to the dauntless leader.
"The Days of Bruce Vol 1" by Grace Aguilar
Each on his charger, by the doorway sit The princes, waiting for the lingering Queen.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
To them the Lord Francesco gave chargers and horses of the best he had.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Ev'n now, the impatient charger neighs!
"The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles, Vol. 1" by William Lisle Bowles
It is another to charge home conscious that other chargers are coming at one's heels.
"A Daughter of the Sioux" by Charles King
I believe a heavy gale of wind would have disconnected all these warriors from their chargers.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère

In poetry:

Pat thy steed and turn him free,
Knightly Rider of the Knee!
Sit thy charger as a throne--
Lash him with thy laugh alone:
"The Rider Of The Knee" by James Whitcomb Riley
As the sobbing chargers strain
Forward in the unsought fight,
When the distant thunder rolls
And the sun is put to flight.
"A Song Of Tourney" by Ethel Clifford
Hark, the bugles call us out!
Hark, the chargers restless neigh!
Who will tread the beaten track?
Who will dare the shorter way?
"Nec Aspera Terrent" by Cicely Fox Smith
He turned his charger to depart
In the misty morning air,
But he stood and pressed her to his heart
And smoothed her glossy hair.
"The Feud: A Border Ballad" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
Once on a charger there was laid,
And brought before a royal maid,
As price of attitude and grace,
A guiltless head, a holy face.
Lamb's Poems.
"King Herod’s Oath" by Mary Jane Jewsbury
"'Mid pennon'd spears, a steely grove,
Proud Murray's plumage floated high;
Scarce could his trampling charger move,
So close the minions crowded nigh.
"Cadyow Castle" by Sir Walter Scott

In news:

Chargers kicker Nick Novak had to pee .
Late in the 4th quarter is often the kicker's time to shine, but as San Diego Chargers' kicker Nick Novak realized, if nature calls during that time you have to answer.
Chargers clip Commodores on the court.
And San Diego Chargers Kicker Nick Novak must have really had to go, because he took a moment to relieve himself on the sidelines during Sunday's contest against the Denver Broncos.
B&C TV " Pick Out the Naughtiest Charger Girl.".
Pitta 's touchdown catch vs Chargers.
Pick out the best pocket-sized battery charger for how you use your device.
If you're tired of hunting for outlets, try a pocket-size battery charger.
2 quarterback and named a starting strong safety in advance of Sunday's regular season opener at the San Diego Chargers.
This Thursday, not only will you get to see an exhibition game between the Greenbay Packers and the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium, but you willl see a woman on the field.
Chargers take home OMS Invitational.
The Oxford Middle School Chargers used an outstanding performance in field events and a balanced showing in running events to win the annual OMS Invitational track meet Oxford High's Bobby Holcomb Field Thursday afternoon.
WABASSO — Less than 24 hours removed from a narrow 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers, the Wabasso Rabbits volleyball team was back on the court Tuesday for a Tomahawk.
Offering 230V of adjustable power, the Radian Series GS7048E inverter/charger provides off-grid and grid-tied capability in one unit.
The Radian Series GS7048E inverter/charger offers 230V of adjustable power.

In science:

To control it we use the LTC4054 Li-Ion/Li-Po battery charger.
Collective Energy Foraging of Robot Swarms and Robot Organisms
Apple’s proprietary connector makes it impossible to use cheap standard cables and chargers supplied with nonApple brand handhelds.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
As for the proprietary connectors, the EU commission has, for example, requested manufacturers in 2009 to agree on a unified connector for cell phone chargers .
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
The use of this connector not just allows to use any cell phone charger independent of the brands of charger and cell phone, but also give the opportunity to hook up the phone to a normal PC using a standardized and cheap USB cable which will allow to charge the phone.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
The unified connector reduces the amount of chargers users have to carry around for their various mobile devices and also allows to continue using a charger even when the cell phone has been replaced with a new model.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem