Overcharge

Definition of Overcharge

O`ver`charge´
v. t.1.To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy.
2.To fill too full; to crowd.
Our language is overcharged with consonants.
- Addison.
3.To charge (a buyer) an excessive price; to charge beyond a fair rate or price.
4.To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.
5.(Electricity) To charge (a battery) too much, so as to cause damage.
Overcharged mine
(Mil.) See Globe of compression, under Globe.
v. i.1.To make excessive charges.
n.1.An excessive load or burden.
2.An excessive charge in an account.

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