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discharge meaning and definition

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Definition of discharge (noun)

  1. the sudden giving off of energy
  2. the act of venting
  3. a substance that is emitted or released
  4. any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
  5. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
  6. the pouring forth of a fluid
  7. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  8. a formal written statement of relinquishment
  9. the act of discharging a gun


Definition of discharge (verb)

  1. complete or carry out
  2. pour forth or release
    • "discharge liquids"
  3. free from obligations or duties
  4. remove the charge from
  5. go off or discharge
  6. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
  7. eliminate (a substance)
  8. leave or unload
  9. cause to go off
    • "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
    • synonyms: fire
  10. release from military service
  11. become empty or void of its content
    • "The room emptied"
    • synonyms: empty
    • antonym: fill
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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