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discharge (someone or something) from (something)

1. To release someone from something. Based on these X-rays, your foot has healed completely, and I can discharge you from my care.
2. To fire someone from a job. Phil was discharged from his job once he was caught embezzling money.
3. To shoot something from a gun. I discharged another bullet from my gun but still missed the target.
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discharge (something) into (something)

To release something into a particular place or receptacle. It's good to keep house plants around because they discharge oxygen into the air. The company was fined for discharging wastewater into the creek.
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discharge someone from something

 
1. . to fire someone from a job. The manager discharged Walter from his position with the bank. Walter was discharged from his job.
2. to permit a person to leave a place, such as a hospital or the armed service. They discharged her from the hospital today. She was well enough to be discharged from the hospital.
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discharge something from something

to fire a round from a gun. I discharged two bullets from the gun accidentally. Randy discharged about twenty rounds from his automatic rifle.
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discharge something into something

to let something out of something into something else. She discharged some nitrogen from the tank into the laboratory by accident. The technician discharged oxygen into the atmosphere.
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The report focused on how those injuries can affect behaviors and concluded that disciplinary problems related to those conditions could have led to a number of general or other than honorable discharges.
The braid itself can act as a conductor and when the discharge from the air touches the braid, it will create discharges.
Use of a daily discharge goals checklist during interprofessional rounds did not decrease significantly the time from when medical discharge occurred and when hospital discharge actually occurred.
He further notes that the front discharge design offers significant advantages for operations that focus on residential construction.
Bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, vaginal discharge, vulvovaginal candidiasis.
The report shows that Jindi river, Kalpani nullah, Kurram and Kunhar rivers are flowing normally with 336, 3368, 1890 and 6517 cusecs water discharge respectively at Charsadda, Mardan city, Kurram Garhi Headwords and at Balakot.
Cycle 2: To examine changes in clinical practice following recommendations from Cycle 1 of audit involving content and timing of discharge summaries from The Mount.
43% of the total discharges and only about 90 patients per month.
Signals emitted from corona and dry-band arcing were observed using wideband horn antenna located 1 m away from the discharge source.
As stated in its position voted in May, the Parliament says it considers "unnecessary" concluding an agreement with the Council concerning the discharge.
And the last but not least, the partial discharge activity measurement is used for diagnostic of insulating systems (Mentlik et al.
Throughout the province discharge coordinators liaise with the extramural program, home care agencies, long-term care program, nursing homes, adult residential care facilities, and Veterans Affairs.
Initial partial discharge (10/100 pC) has small impact to insulation, but aging rate of insulation depends from these discharges level.
Despite reports showing night discharge from an intensive care unit (ICU) is associated with increased mortality, it is unknown if this has resulted in changes in practice in recent years Our aim was to determine prevalence, trends and effect on patient outcome of discharge timing from I CU throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Elizabeth Bowler an Army reservist psychiatrist who took over the Combat Stress Team in January--recommended Green's discharge her final evaluation stated: "Green exhibited no traits that would indicate dangerously erratic or homicidal moods.