charge nurse

noun

Definition of charge nurse

: a nurse who is in charge of one section of a hospital

Word by Word Definitions

charge play
  1. : a material load or weight

  2. : a figure borne on a heraldic field

  3. : the quantity that an apparatus is intended to receive and fitted to hold

  1. : to lay or put a load on or in : load

  2. : to place a charge (as of powder) in

  3. : to load or fill to capacity

nurse play
  1. : a woman who suckles an infant not her own : wet nurse

  2. : a woman who takes care of a young child : dry nurse

  3. : one that looks after, fosters, or advises

  1. : to nourish at the breast : suckle

  2. : to take nourishment from the breast of

  3. : rear, educate


Medical Dictionary

charge nurse

noun

medical Definition of charge nurse

: a nurse who is in charge of a health-care unit (as a hospital ward, emergency room, or nursing home)

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