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Overview of noun discharge

The noun discharge has 9 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (13) discharge

(the sudden giving off of energy)

2. (3) discharge, venting

(the act of venting)

3. (1) discharge, emission

(a substance that is emitted or released)

4. (1) discharge, emission, expelling

(any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus")

5. (1) discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge

(electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field)

6. discharge, outpouring, run

(the pouring forth of a fluid)

7. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking

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

8. release, waiver, discharge

(a formal written statement of relinquishment)

9. discharge, firing, firing off

(the act of discharging a gun)


Overview of verb discharge

The verb discharge has 11 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (3) dispatch, discharge, complete

(complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties")

2. (3) discharge

(pour forth or release; "discharge liquids")

3. (1) free, discharge

(free from obligations or duties)

4. (1) discharge

(remove the charge from)

5. (1) fire, discharge, go off

(go off or discharge; "The gun fired")

6. (1) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate

(pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges")

7. (1) exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release

(eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

8. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge

(leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel")

9. fire, discharge

(cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet")

10. discharge, muster out

(release from military service)

11. empty, discharge

(become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied")

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