More definitions of "discharge":
- (verb): Remove the charge from.
- (noun): A substance that is emitted or released.
- (noun): Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
Synonyms: spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge
- (noun): The act of venting.
- (noun): The sudden giving off of energy.
- (verb): Leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo.
Synonyms: drop, set down, put down, unload
- (noun): The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).
Synonyms: dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
- (verb): Release from military service.
Synonyms: muster out
- (verb): Cause to go off.
- (verb): Pour forth or release.
Example: "Discharge liquids"
- (verb): Become empty or void of its content.
- (verb): Free from obligations or duties.
Famous quotes containing the word discharge:
“Werent you relieved to find he wasnt dead?
No! and yet I dont know its hard to say.
I went about to kill him fair enough.
You took an awkward way. Did he discharge you?
Discharge me? No! He knew I did just right.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Foul whisprings are abroad. Unnatural deeds
Do breed unnatural troubles. Infected minds
To their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets.
More needs she the divine than the physician.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)