Definition of trickle charger in English:

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trickle charger

noun

An electrical charger for batteries that works at a steady slow rate from the mains.
Example sentences
  • The engine I use with this boat is a 9.9hp four stroke with electric start and a trickle charger which keeps the battery topped up.
  • If your trickle charger has no cutoff circuit, and you forget to remove the cells, they'll sit there warm to the touch, being slowly cooked.
  • It is a rapid charger unlike the trickle chargers that normally come with rechargeable battery operated devices (like your cell phone and radios).
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