an enlisted person, usually a noncommissioned officer, who remains on duty and handles administrative matters in a military or other unit during the night or on holidays.
the duty of a charge of quarters.
(US) a member of the armed forces who handles administration in his unit, esp after duty hours
- Charge nurse
noun (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.