trickle charge

  1. a continuous, slow charge supplied to a storage battery to keep it in a fully charged state.

Origin of trickle charge

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby trickle charge Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use trickle charge in a sentence

  • Every two months interrupt the trickle charge long enough to add water to bring the electrolyte up to the proper level.