Meaning of CHARGED in English

CHARGED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be charged with assault

He ended up in court charged with assault.

be charged with conspiracy (= be formally accused of it )

The women were charged with conspiracy to supply heroin.

charged with burglary

He was charged with burglary .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

positively charged

According to the theory, negatively charged electrons within atoms orbit around positively charged nuclei.

Cationic detergents: ionise in solution with the active ion being positively charged.

Hence when a current is applied, the positively charged ions move toward the cathode carrying water molecules with them.

Sodium has a strong tendency to lose an electron and become the positively charged ion Na.

The helium atom without its electrons is known as an alpha particle, and is therefore positively charged.

These positively charged ions are themselves highly hydrated.

These fixed negative charges attract a layer of residual positively charged ions which are free to move within the water.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Abortion is still a very emotionally charged issue in the U.S.

In a highly charged press conference, Armstrong defended his attack on the children.

The already charged atmosphere erupted into violence when police told the crowd to disperse.

The elections took place in the highly charged atmosphere of mass demonstrations.

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