Main definitions of overdischarge in English

: overdischarge1overdischarge2

overdischarge1

noun

  • Excessive discharge, especially of electricity; specifically the discharge of an accumulator or storage battery beyond a certain limit, especially so as to cause damage to it.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From over- + discharge.

Pronunciation

overdischarge

/ˌəʊvəˈdɪstʃɑːdʒ/

Main definitions of overdischarge in English

: overdischarge1overdischarge2

overdischarge2

verb

  • 1with object To discharge (an accumulator or storage battery) beyond a certain limit.

  • 2no object Of an accumulator or storage battery: to discharge beyond a certain limit.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From over- + discharge.

Pronunciation

overdischarge

/ˌəʊvədɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/