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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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The net recharge in the groundwater shows that water from the command area is recharged in the month of November December and February where as it is discharged in the months of January and March.
In time, he notes, much of the world will yet again be following a Southern California trend: They'll be getting water from aquifers that they've artificially recharged from above.
Bachman also said the water agencies should seek alternate water sources through diversions namely from the Santa Clara River and the forebay next to the river, recharged quickly and naturally by the river.
These batteries, now available in AA and C sizes through Progressive Power and other retailers, hold a greater charge than ni-cads, are about as powerful, and can be recharged in the same chargers - and they do it all without the toxic cadmium.
The Phoenix Motorcars SUV will be introduced in late 2007 with two configurations, having a range of either 130 or 250 miles and both configurations can be recharged in less than 10 minutes.
Given that ETC debit card holders cannot recharge the card non-locally in case of insufficient balance, ICBC has developed and launched an ETC Card Recharge Platform to enable all pre-paid ETC cards designed and issued based on the regulations of the Ministry of Transport to be recharged non-locally.
Tests show that, the substance can be recharged fully, even after 40 cycles of charging and discharging.
First and foremost, the aquifer begins to collapse and often becomes incapable of being recharged.
These vehicles could be powered by an inexpensive battery pack which can be recharged at night, in the garage, during off-peak electric consumption hours and for the equivalent of about 50 cents per gallon.
Luck shone upon four Etisalat customers - Emirati winners Suhail Obaid Al Hufaity, a retired lieutenant colonel from Ministry of Interior and Mohammad Saeed Alshihi, an army personnel; Richard Philip Das, an Indian housekeeper working at the World Trade Centre and Masimbi Rashid, a teacher from Uganda - who recharged their Wasel cards and won the raffle draw for AED 1 million each.
And like a cell phone battery, the Restore System's battery can be recharged.