Character 9
Hyphenation dis charge
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Discharge"

What do we mean by discharge?

To release, as from confinement, care, or duty. intransitive verb

To let go; empty out. intransitive verb

To pour forth; emit. intransitive verb

To shoot. intransitive verb

To remove from office or employment. synonym: dismiss. intransitive verb

To perform the obligations or demands of (an office, duty, or task). intransitive verb

To comply with the terms of (a debt or promise, for example). intransitive verb

To release from debt, as in bankruptcy. intransitive verb

To remove (color) from cloth, as by chemical bleaching. intransitive verb

To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example). intransitive verb

To apportion (weight) evenly, as over a door. intransitive verb

To relieve (a part) of excess weight by distribution of pressure. intransitive verb

To clear the record of the loan of (a returned library book). intransitive verb

To relieve (a ship, for example) of a burden or of contents; unload. intransitive verb

To unload or empty (contents). intransitive verb

To go off; fire. intransitive verb

Pus or exudate (other than blood) from a wound or orifice, usually due to infection or pathology.

The act of accomplishing (an obligation) or repaying a debt etc.; performance.

The act of expelling or letting go.

The act of firing a projectile, especially from a firearm.

The process of unloading something.

The process of flowing out.

The act of releasing an accumulated charge.

The act of releasing an inpatient from hospital.

The act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service.

The volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time, usually in units of m3/s (cubic meters per second).

Synonyms and Antonyms for Discharge

The word "discharge" in example sentences

Records Center to black out specific blocks of text regarding the nature/reason for Mr. KENT†™ s discharge from the US Navy, and any speculation on my part as to the nature of that discharge is inappropriate without additional information. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The agency that would change his discharge is the US Army Discharge ❋ Unknown (2010)

Those are truly happy whom Christ doth not condemn, for his discharge is a sufficient answer to all other challenges; they are all coram non judice -- before an unauthorized judge. (b.) ❋ Unknown (1721)

They said that I didn't have what they call the discharge ❋ Unknown (2010)

Then let _a_ and _b_ be discharged; the discharge destroys or neutralizes all external induction, and the coatings are therefore found by the carrier ball unelectrified; but it also removes almost the whole of the forces by which the electric charge was driven into the dielectric, and though probably a part of that charge goes forward in its passage and terminates in what we call discharge, the greater portion returns on its course to the surfaces of _c_, and consequently to the conductors _a_ and _b_, and constitutes the recharge observed. ❋ Michael Faraday (1829)

What do you do if your child has a problem after discharge from the hospital? ❋ Unknown (2010)

Guard even though he had received an other-than-honorable discharge from the Marine Corps. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Symptoms for males can include burning with urination and discharge from the penis ❋ Unknown (2010)

There is a local warm water discharge from a power plant that I fish at. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I made statements regarding the status of your discharge from the military, wrongfully accused you of being responsible for putting marines I know behind bars, accused you of ripping off other people's products, and made negative statements about the way that you operate your business. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The Radiology/Sedation Nurse team inserts IVs, administers contrast media, pre-screens sedation patients, assists the ICU and General Anesthesia teams, educates patients and families and provides total care for the children requiring sedation from arrival to discharge from the unit. ❋ Unknown (2010)

He received a similar discharge from the USMC, Camp Pendleton, CA; ❋ Unknown (2010)

After discharge from the hospital, the infant will be closely monitored by his/her pediatrician and will periodically return to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for appointments with the pediatric surgeon or with other specialists as needed. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I live in N.H., where all the bass fishing is locked up due to hard water (except ice fishing which I don't do), with one nice exception ... a warm water discharge from a power plant on the Merrimack river. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The old timer showed me his discharge from the Army after serving as a Sergeant in WW1. ❋ Unknown (2009)

He announced he was gay after his medical discharge from the military. ❋ Unknown (2010)

For me less than Honorable discharge is better than the Army giving him a medical discharge. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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