[ uhn-chahrjd ]

  1. not charged, especially with electricity; electrically neutral: an uncharged battery; an uncharged particle.

Origin of uncharged

1425–75; late Middle English: unburdened, uncalled; see un-1, charged

Words Nearby uncharged

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use uncharged in a sentence

  • According to Symmer, an uncharged body contains an equal quantity of two different electrical fluids.

    The Story of Great Inventions | Elmer Ellsworth Burns
  • He went out of the warehouse, carrying the bag which was again loaded with uncharged stun-pistols.

    The Pirates of Ersatz | Murray Leinster

British Dictionary definitions for uncharged


/ (ʌnˈtʃɑːdʒd) /

  1. (of land or other property) not subject to a charge

  2. having no electric charge; neutral

  1. archaic (of a firearm) not loaded

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012