Meaning of CHARGER in English


I. char·ger ˈchärjər, -ȧjə noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English chargeour; akin to Middle English chargen to charge — more at charge

: a large flat dish or platter for carrying meat

II. charg·er noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English chargere one that charges, from chargen to charge + -ere -er

1. : a device for charging: as

a. : an appliance for holding or inserting a charge of powder or shot in a gun

b. : a cartridge clip

c. : a device for charging storage batteries — called also battery charger

2. : a horse suitable for cavalry use : a mount for battle or parade


a. : a workman who charges materials (as ore) into a receptacle or operating unit (as a furnace) for processing

b. : batteryman 1

c. : a workman who applies decorative pastes to jewelry or who prepares the parts for soldering

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.