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Discharge

Meanings and phrases

discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sudden giving off of energy
  2. the act of venting; venting
  3. a substance that is emitted or released; emission
  4. any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; emission; expelling
  5. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field; spark; arc; electric arc; electric discharge
  6. the pouring forth of a fluid; outpouring; run
  7. the act of discharging a gun; firing; firing off
  8. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart); dismissal; dismission; firing; liberation; release; sack; sacking
  9. a formal written statement of relinquishment; release; waiver

discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pour forth or release
  2. complete or carry out; dispatch; complete
  3. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; acquit; assoil; clear; exonerate; exculpate
  4. remove the charge from
  5. eliminate (a substance); exhaust; expel; eject; release
  6. go off or discharge; fire; go off
  7. free from obligations or duties; free
  8. release from military service; muster out
  9. leave or unload; drop; drop off; set down; put down; unload
  10. become empty or void of its content; empty
  11. cause to go off; fire

brush discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. discharge between electrodes creating visible streamers of ionized particles

corona discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere; corona; corposant; St. Elmo's fire; Saint Elmo's fire; Saint Elmo's light; Saint Ulmo's fire; Saint Ulmo's light; electric glow

discharge lamp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas

discharge pipe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pipe through which fluids can be discharged

dishonorable discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)

electric discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field; discharge; spark; arc; electric arc

electrical discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a discharge of electricity

honorable discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
E.g.
  • He received an honorable discharge in 2007 at the rank of Major.
  • He received an honorable discharge.
  • In July 2007 the Secretary of the Air Force ordered her honorable discharge.

vaginal discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. discharge of secretions from the cervical glands of the vagina; normally clear or white

average discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The average discharge at the mouth of the lake is 20 m³/s.
  • The average discharge is , with variations caused by the wet/dry seasons.
  • The average discharge is .

annual discharge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mean annual discharge at its mouth is 4.48 m³/s.
  • The average annual discharge in the mouth is .
  • The basin's average annual discharge is approximately .
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