- The sudden giving off of energy.
- The act of venting.
- synonyms: venting
- A substance that is emitted or released.
- synonyms: emission
- Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body.
- usage: "the discharge of pus"
- Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
- The pouring forth of a fluid.
- The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart.
- A formal written statement of relinquishment.
- The act of discharging a gun.
- Complete or carry out.
- usage: "discharge one's duties"
- Pour forth or release.
- usage: "discharge liquids"
- Free from obligations or duties.
- synonyms: free
- Remove the charge from.
- Go off or discharge.
- usage: "The gun fired"
- Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
- usage: "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
- Eliminate (a substance. )
- usage: "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
- Leave or unload.
- usage: "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
- Cause to go off.
- usage: "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
- synonyms: fire
- Release from military service.
- synonyms: muster out
- Become empty or void of its content.
- usage: "The room emptied"
- synonyms: empty
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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