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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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However, the researchers relied on iron-salt crystals the size of fine sand grains, and the prototype batteries made with these materials weren't rechargeable.
While power hogs such as laptops and digital cameras often sell with more expensive (and long-lasting) batteries, such as lithium ion, nickel metal hydride or nickel-cadmium, consumers can often choose whether to use rechargeable or non-rechargeable batteries.
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