(Brit) a nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital Female equivalent sister
a poem (1854) by Tennyson, celebrating the British cavalry attack on the Russian position at Balaklava during the Crimean War.
a writeoff, especially of a bad loan by a bank.
- Charge parity invariance
charge parity invariance See CP invariance.
an identification plate, especially one from which an impression can be taken, issued to a customer and used to make purchases on a credit basis.