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trickle charge

noun, Electricity
1.
a continuous, slow charge supplied to a storage battery to keep it in a fully charged state.
Origin of trickle charge
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Every two months interrupt the trickle charge long enough to add water to bring the electrolyte up to the proper level.

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