4) formelle Aufforderung, bei einem behördl. Termin, bes. bei einer Gerichtsverhandlung zu erscheinen.
ETYM Old Eng. bache, bacche, from AS. bacan to bake; cf. German gebäck and Dutch baksel. Related to Bake.
(Irregular plural: batches).
1. A collection of things or persons to be handled together; SYN. clutch.
2. All the loaves of bread baked at the same time.
3. (Often followed by 'of') A large number or amount or extent; SYN. good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, pile, plenty, pot, tidy sum, whole lot, whole slew.
ETYM Spanish cargo, carga, burden, load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See Charge.
Goods carried by a large vehicle; SYN. lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment.
ETYM French charge, from charger to load. Related to Charge, Cargo, Caricature.
1. (Criminal law) A pleading describing some wrong or offense; SYN. complaint.
2. A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; SYN. burster, bursting charge, explosive charge.
3. A impetuous rush toward someone or something.
4. A financial liability (such as a tax).
5. Request for payment of a debt; SYN. billing.
6. The price charged for some article or service.
7. The quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body; SYN. electric charge.
8. A person committed to one's care.
9. A design or image depicted on a shield; SYN. bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing.
A property of subatomic particles, which can have either a negative charge or a positive charge. In electronics, a charge consists of either an excess of electrons (a negative charge) or a deficiency of electrons (a positive charge). The unit of charge is the coulomb, which corresponds to 6.26 x 1018 electrons.
ETYM Old Eng. lode load, way; properly the same word as lode, but confused with lade, load, v. Related to Lade, Lead, Lode.
1. Something to be borne or conveyed; SYN. loading, burden.
2. A quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; SYN. loading.
3. The power output of a generator or power plant.
4. A device to which electrical power is delivered.
5. (Informal) An amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate.
In earth sciences, material transported by a river. It includes material carried on and in the water (suspended load) and material bounced or rolled along the river bed (bedload). A river's load is greatest during a flood, when its discharge is at its highest.
The term “load” can also refer to material transported by a glacier or by the sea.
1. The act of packing or storing away; SYN. stowing.
2. The charge for stowing goods.