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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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Says Shobha Tiwari, a refugee, "We used to go to our acquaintances' place to recharge batteries.
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The system will be designed to recharge batteries in the field and to provide auxiliary power.
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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Reductions in the amount of time required to recharge batteries will also make secondary types more attractive to consumers who prefer the convenience offered by primaries.
For parents it means a chance to recharge batteries and spend time with other members of their family.
The FAA has stated that it found American Airlines using chargers with broken or nonfunctional cable to recharge batteries, and in one case the carrier continued to fly an aircraft after being warned that the batteries may not meet federal standards.
This frees program and counselor staff to recharge batteries, spend more effort on programming, and spend extra time with campers.
This method of data transmission allows for exceptionally long battery life, a key consideration for Red Cross and other mobile field workers who have little time to recharge batteries.
The goal is to reach the finish line within one week (or 168 hrs) by covering a total of approximately 230 kilometers running non-stop for 24 hours excluding the time needed to recharge batteries