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[uhn-chahrjd] /ʌnˈtʃɑrdʒd/
not charged, especially with electricity; electrically neutral:
an uncharged battery; an uncharged particle.
Origin of uncharged
1425-75; late Middle English: unburdened, uncalled; see un-1, charged


[uhn-chahrj] /ʌnˈtʃɑrdʒ/
verb (used with object), uncharged, uncharging. Obsolete
to acquit.
1275-1325; Middle English unchargen; see un-2, charge Unabridged
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Examples from the web for uncharged
  • More than a few guilty persons have gone uncharged or un-convicted.
  • More than once before now police have burst into homes and hauled away suspects only to return them later, uncharged.
  • Some convicted prisoners are being freed prematurely to make room for these unconnected-and uncharged-political detainees.
  • We ordered enough food for a small army, but they kept bringing more, unordered and uncharged.
  • The panel is green at a positive voltage, blue when uncharged, and pink when negative.
  • The charged mix deposited nearly five times as much pollen on the plants as did spraying with uncharged pollen.
  • It is thus a neutral, uncharged particle and hence it is its own antiparticle.
  • Grand jury secrecy protects the uncharged from the innuendo that tends to arise from their having been investigated.
  • After moving it and entering the storage room, they learned that several of the oxygen tanks had been left uncharged.
  • Ionization generally refers to a reaction which forms ions from an uncharged species.
British Dictionary definitions for uncharged


(of land or other property) not subject to a charge
having no electric charge; neutral
(archaic) (of a firearm) not loaded
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