Associations to the word «Discharge»

Wiktionary

DISCHARGE, verb. To accomplish or complete, as an obligation.
DISCHARGE, verb. To free of a debt, claim, obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear.
DISCHARGE, verb. To send away (a creditor) satisfied by payment; to pay one's debt or obligation to.
DISCHARGE, verb. To set aside; to annul; to dismiss.
DISCHARGE, verb. To expel or let go.
DISCHARGE, verb. To let fly, as a missile; to shoot.
DISCHARGE, verb. (electricity) To release (an accumulated charge).
DISCHARGE, verb. To relieve of an office or employment; to send away from service; to dismiss.
DISCHARGE, verb. (medicine) To release (an inpatient) from hospital.
DISCHARGE, verb. (military) To release (a member of the armed forces) from service.
DISCHARGE, verb. To release legally from confinement; to set at liberty.
DISCHARGE, verb. To operate (any weapon that fires a projectile, such as a shotgun or sling).
DISCHARGE, verb. To release (an auxiliary assumption) from the list of assumptions used in arguments, and return to the main argument.
DISCHARGE, verb. To unload a ship or another means of transport.
DISCHARGE, verb. To put forth, or remove, as a charge or burden; to take out, as that with which anything is loaded or filled.
DISCHARGE, verb. To give forth; to emit or send out.
DISCHARGE, verb. To let fly; to give expression to; to utter.
DISCHARGE, verb. (transitive) (textiles) To bleach out or to remove or efface, as by a chemical process.
DISCHARGE, verb. (obsolete) (Scotland) To prohibit; to forbid.
DISCHARGE, noun. (symptom) (uncountable) pus or exudate (other than blood) from a wound or orifice, usually due to infection or pathology
DISCHARGE, noun. The act of accomplishing (an obligation); performance
DISCHARGE, noun. The act of expelling or letting go
DISCHARGE, noun. (electricity) the act of releasing an accumulated charge
DISCHARGE, noun. (medicine) the act of releasing an inpatient from hospital
DISCHARGE, noun. (military) the act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service
DISCHARGE, noun. (hydrology) the volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time, usually in units of m3/s (cubic meters per second)
DISCHARGE TUBE, noun. (physics) Any device in which a flow of electrons (or ions) through a gas acts as a source of light

Dictionary definition

DISCHARGE, noun. The sudden giving off of energy.
DISCHARGE, noun. The act of venting.
DISCHARGE, noun. A substance that is emitted or released.
DISCHARGE, noun. Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus".
DISCHARGE, noun. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
DISCHARGE, noun. The pouring forth of a fluid.
DISCHARGE, noun. The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).
DISCHARGE, noun. A formal written statement of relinquishment.
DISCHARGE, noun. The act of discharging a gun.
DISCHARGE, verb. Complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties".
DISCHARGE, verb. Pour forth or release; "discharge liquids".
DISCHARGE, verb. Free from obligations or duties.
DISCHARGE, verb. Remove the charge from.
DISCHARGE, verb. Go off or discharge; "The gun fired".
DISCHARGE, verb. Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges".
DISCHARGE, verb. Eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas".
DISCHARGE, verb. Leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel".
DISCHARGE, verb. Cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet".
DISCHARGE, verb. Release from military service.
DISCHARGE, verb. Become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied".

Wise words

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