Associations to the word «Charged»


CHARGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of charge
CHARGED PARTICLE, noun. (physics) any particle, especially a subatomic particle, that carries an electric charge
CHARGED PARTICLE, noun. (chemistry) an ion

Dictionary definition

CHARGED, adjective. Of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery".
CHARGED, adjective. Fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech".
CHARGED, adjective. Supplied with carbon dioxide.
CHARGED, adjective. Capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy; "the highly charged issue of abortion".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope