discharge : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the sudden giving off of energy
- n the act of venting
- n a substance that is emitted or released
- n any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
the discharge of pus
- n electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
- n the pouring forth of a fluid
- n the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
- n a formal written statement of relinquishment
- n the act of discharging a gun
- v complete or carry out
discharge one's duties
- v pour forth or release
- v free from obligations or duties
- v remove the charge from
- v go off or discharge
- v pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
- v eliminate (a substance)
- v leave or unload
- v cause to go off
- v release from military service
- v become empty or void of its content
- An honorable discharge was out of the question; there would be practically a mutiny in the senior officer corps if she allowed such blatant favoritism for an officer charged with .
- McCarthy: If this man, after the order to discharge Peress came up .
- A third force arrived in boats piloted by local lobster-menwho fear that the discharge from the plant would cut their catchesand waded ashore.
News & Articles
- Bankruptcy Case Offers Hope for Student Borrowers
A 10-year court battle waged by Michael Hedlund, a graduate of Willamette Law School, to discharge his student loans has recently ended with a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision partially discharging his loans.
June 12, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
- Jurors to see stun grenade demonstration in Weekley trial
Joseph Weekley is accused of fatally shooting 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones during a raid that targeted a murder suspect and is charged with felony involuntary manslaughter and careless discharge of a firearm causing death.
June 12, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
- Byron limits firing guns within city
BYRON -- City Council has passed an ordinance concerning the discharge of firearms within city limits.
June 11, 2013 - Macon Telegraph