Meaning of discharge

Definition of discharge

(noun) the sudden giving off of energy
the act of venting
a substance that is emitted or released
any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
the pouring forth of a fluid
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
the act of discharging a gun
(verb) complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
free from obligations or duties
remove the charge from
go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"

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