trickle charge


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trickle charge

n.
An electric charge supplied to a storage battery at a continuous low rate to keep it fully charged.

trick′le charge`


n.
a continuous, slow charge supplied to a storage battery to keep it in a fully charged state.
[1955–60]
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UltraStudio 4K Mini features USB for connecting a keyboard and mouse, plus it will trickle charge their laptop computer when connected to the Thunderbolt 3 port.
What your rights are if you're drenched by a motorist driving through a puddle"Ideally, trickle charge the battery or, if possible, take it out before Wednesday for at least half an hour to boost the battery," Flinton said.
The tech news site says it's possible that the S Pen will trickle charge when docked inside the phablet via pins or wireless technology.
Solar of this size is extremely slow to charge phones so is best used to keep juice running into a power bank, which you can then trickle charge your tech from.
A notable case involved a large, 45 kg battery that despite only being under the influence of an 85 mA trickle charge, was showing high heat.
Each individual charger delivers full current during most of the charge cycle, and tapers off to a trickle charge near the end of charge.
Mark Spowage, AA patrol of the year, said: "If your car has been left sitting idle or done mostly short, stop-start journeys, ideally trickle charge the battery or, if weather conditions permit, take it out before Monday for at least half an hour to boost the battery."
If the car stands idle most of the weekend a regular overnight trickle charge is a good idea, to give the battery a chance to revive.
Researchers have for many years attempted to harvest energy from our everyday movements to allow us to trickle charge electronic devices while we are walking without the need for expensive and cumbersome gadgets such as solar panels or hand-cranked chargers.
First, you can remove the trickle charge resistor (RT) startup scheme (Figure I).