discharge (something) into (something)

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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 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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References in classic literature ?
At the moment when the projectile shall be discharged into space, the moon, which travels daily forward 13@ 10' 35'', will be distant from the zenith point by four times that quantity,
The quick ear of the savage caught the click of the lock; in a twinkling he grasped the barrel, forced the muzzle downward, and the contents were discharged into the earth at his feet.
Other types of water softeners, like those supplied and maintained by companies such as Culligan or Rain do not create a problem because their canisters are removed and replaced regularly and the salt is not discharged into the local sewer system, but into a safe location by the ocean.
An advantage to loss-in-weight batching is that multiple ingredients can be simultaneously discharged into the process, reducing batch creation time.
Next week, the Fern Resort, near Orillia in Ontario, Canada, will begin operation of its new membrane-based, wastewater treatment facility, which will markedly raise the quality of water discharged into the local environment.
The tank collects dirty water from a loading dock and trash compactor that cannot be discharged into the street.