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recharge

[rē′chärj]
(electricity)
To restore a cell or battery to a charged condition by sending a current through it in a direction opposite to that of the discharging current.
(hydrology)
The processes involved in the replenishment of water to the zone of saturation.
The amount of water added or absorbed. Also known as groundwater increment; groundwater recharge; groundwater replenishment; increment; intake.

recharge, groundwater recharge

The replenishment of water in the ground, e.g., through injection or infiltration from trenches outside the construction area.
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Individuals should build in a few minutes 'downtime' each day to recharge batteries.
The system will be designed to recharge batteries in the field and to provide auxiliary power.
In addition, the design is AC powered while in aisle, reducing the strain on and need to change and recharge batteries.
This is the time of day when statistically, more car accidents occur, so it is best to set time aside for a break, a late lunch or a brisk walk in the fresh air to recharge batteries before embarking on the next leg of your journey.
The charger allows mobile phone users to recharge batteries whenever the sun is shining and has already been released for sale in Greece and Holland.
Army, which intends to use the device to recharge batteries for laptops and radios.
Recharge batteries when they are near to fully discharged.
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