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surcharge

1. a charge in addition to the usual payment, tax, etc.
2. an excessive sum charged, esp when unlawful
3. Law the act or an instance of surcharging
4. an overprint that alters the face value of a postage stamp

surcharge

[′sər‚chärj]
(civil engineering)
The load supported above the level of the top of a retaining wall.

surcharge

The vertical load applied at the ground surface or above the level of the bottom of a footing.
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Motor carriers doing business with the Military Traffic Management Command will be eligible for automatic fuel surcharges, effective April 1.
In most cases, though, a surcharge is the only real alternative because no business today can afford to swallow cost increases like the ones we're seeing with ferrous scrap.
Arco gas stations are tacking on an additional dime to the 25-cent surcharge already paid by customers who reach for plastic instead of cash.
In the past, the motor carriers incurring high diesel fuel costs faced long delays in receiving MTMC fuel surcharges.
San Francisco's ban of the surcharges is scheduled to take effect in December but has been challenged by banks.
International fuel surcharges, excluding traffic originating in Japan, will be increased from $1.
The surcharges, which are paid to the bank operating the automated teller machine, come on top of any fees customers pay to their own banks when they use another bank's ATM.
The new rates and surcharge changes will be effective Jan.
The House Banking Committee, tapping into consumer anger, overwhelmingly approved Wednesday a measure that would require ATM surcharges to be clearly disclosed at the teller machines.
The fuel surcharge also now will be levied on some transportation-based surcharges such as Residential and Delivery Area surcharge for all domestic shipments and for those U.
Miscikowski's motion also called for the City Administrative Officer to investigate whether there are any other geography-based permit surcharges and to determine how those can be eliminated.
For most financial institutions, these fees include surcharges for non-members or non-customers to use their ATM networks.