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Definition of "charging" [charging]

  • Present participle of charge. (verb)
  • An act or process of charging (as of a battery). (noun)
  • (basketball) An offensive foul in which the player with the ball moves into a stationary defender. (noun)

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Use "charging" in a sentence
  • "In both of these cases mixing is performed to a certain extent by the shoveling, and in both the provision of the combination stock pile from which the men work involves labor which comes within the meaning of the term charging as we have used it here."
  • "How much are Bachmann and Palin charging the tea-baggers to attend this time?"
  • "Yesterday, the Justice Department “filed a civil suit against defense contractor Kellogg Brown & Root Inc., alleging that the firm provided false statements in charging the government for the unauthorized use of private security guards in Iraq.”"