a final, intensive effort to finish a project, especially an architectural design project, before a deadline.
also charrette, c.1400, “a chariot, a cart,” from Old French charrete “wagon, small cart” (12c.), diminutive of charre (see car). Meaning “collaborative session” is by 1982.
noun Erwin. 1905–2002, US biochemist, born in Austria, noted esp for his work on DNA
to impose or ask as a price or fee: That store charges $25 for leather gloves. to impose on or ask of (someone) a price or fee: He didn’t charge me for it. to defer payment for (a purchase) until a bill is rendered by the creditor: The store let me charge the coat. to […]
an account, especially in retailing, that permits a customer to buy merchandise and be billed for it at a later date. noun another term for credit account