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  • 1discharge — dischargeable, adj. discharger, n. v. /dis chahrj /; n. /dis chahrj, dis chahrj /, v., discharged, discharging, n. v.t. 1. to relieve of a charge or load; unload: to discharge a ship. 2. to remove or send forth: They discharged the cargo at New… …

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  • 2discharge — verb (discharged, discharging) –verb (t) /dɪsˈtʃadʒ / (say dis chahj) 1. to relieve of a charge or load; unload (a ship, etc.). 2. to remove, send forth, or get rid of (a charge, lead, etc.). 3. to fire; shoot: discharge a gun. 4. to pour forth,… …

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  • 3Discharge — in the context to expel or to let go may refer to: A military discharge, issued when a member of the armed forces is released from service Termination of employment, the end of an employee s duration with an employer A patient discharge, the… …

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  • 4gun — [gun] n. [ME gunne, gonne, contr. < gonnilde, a 14th c. cannon < ON Gunnhildr, fem. name (< gunnr, older form of guthr, war + hildr, battle)] 1. a weapon consisting of a metal tube from which a projectile is discharged by the force of an …

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  • 5discharge — [dis chärj′; ] also, & for n., usually [ dis′chärj΄] vt. discharged, discharging [ME dischargen < OFr descharger < VL * discarricare, to unload < L dis , from + carrus, wagon, CAR1] 1. to relieve of or release from something that burdens …

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  • 6discharge — ► VERB 1) dismiss or allow to leave. 2) emit or send out (a liquid, gas, or other substance). 3) fire (a gun or missile). 4) do all that is required to fulfil (a responsibility). 5) release from a contract or obligation. 6) Physics release or… …

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  • 7Gun laws in the United States (by state) — U.S. Firearms Legal Topics Assault weapons ban ATF Bureau Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act Concealed carry in the U.S. Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban …

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  • 8Gun safety — Articleissues|article=y OR=March 2008 refimprove=March 2008 (For discussions on politics concerning firearms and gun safety, see Gun politics. This page deals only with non political aspects of gun safety. For a part of a gun that is called a… …

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  • 9Discharge petition — A discharge petition is a means of bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor for consideration without a report from a Committee and usually without cooperation of the leadership. Discharge petitions are most often associated with the U.S …

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  • 10discharge — dis|charge1 [dısˈtʃa:dʒ US a:r ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(send somebody away)¦ 2¦(gas/liquid/smoke etc)¦ 3¦(shoot)¦ 4¦(duty/responsibility/debt etc)¦ 5¦(electricity)¦ 6¦(a wound)¦ 7¦(goods/passengers)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin:… …

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  • 11discharge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of discharging; thing discharged ADJECTIVE ▪ thick ▪ nasal, vaginal, etc. ▪ industrial, sewage, waste …

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  • 12discharge — Synonyms and related words: AC arc, Poulsen arc, abide by, abrogate, absolution, absolve, accomplish, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accordance, achieve, achievement, acknowledgment, acquit, acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, adhere to,… …

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  • 13discharge — 1. verb 1) after his third violation, Vance was discharged Syn: dismiss, eject, expel, throw out, give someone notice; release, let go, fire, terminate; Military cashier; informal sack, give someone the sack, boot out, give someone the boot, turf …

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  • 14discharge — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French descharger, from Late Latin discarricare, from Latin dis + Late Latin carricare to load more at charge Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to relieve of a charge, load, or burden: a. unload < …

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  • 15gun — Synonyms and related words: AA gun, Armstrong, BAR, BB gun, Benet Mercie, Beretta, Big Bertha, Bren, Bren gun, Browning, Cain, Colt, Garand, Garand rifle, Garling, Gatling, Gatling gun, Hotchkiss, Krupp, Lancaster, Lee Enfield, Lee Metford, Lewis …

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  • 16discharge — 1 verb 1 SEND SB AWAY (T) to officially allow a person to go or send them away, especially after being ill in hospital or working in the army, navy etc (+ from): I think Oliver gets discharged from the RAF in August. | discharge yourself (=leave&#8230; …

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