Definitions for discharge

Definitions for (noun) discharge

Main entry: discharge, firing, firing off

Definition: the act of discharging a gun

Main entry: release, discharge, waiver

Definition: a formal written statement of relinquishment

Main entry: discharge, dismissal, dismission, release, sack, sacking, firing, liberation

Definition: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Main entry: discharge, venting

Definition: the act of venting

Main entry: discharge

Definition: the sudden giving off of energy

Main entry: discharge, outpouring, run

Definition: the pouring forth of a fluid

Main entry: spark, arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge

Definition: electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

Main entry: discharge, expelling, emission

Definition: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

Usage: the discharge of pus

Main entry: discharge, emission

Definition: a substance that is emitted or released

Definitions for (verb) discharge

Main entry: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release

Definition: eliminate (a substance)

Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Main entry: empty, discharge

Definition: become empty or void of its content

Usage: The room emptied

Main entry: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear

Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Main entry: muster out, discharge

Definition: release from military service

Main entry: fire, discharge

Definition: cause to go off

Usage: fire a gun; fire a bullet

Main entry: fire, discharge, go off

Definition: go off or discharge

Usage: The gun fired

Main entry: discharge

Definition: pour forth or release

Usage: discharge liquids

Main entry: discharge

Definition: remove the charge from

Main entry: discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload

Definition: leave or unload

Usage: unload the cargo; drop off the passengers at the hotel

Main entry: discharge, free

Definition: free from obligations or duties

Main entry: discharge, dispatch, complete

Definition: complete or carry out

Usage: discharge one's duties

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