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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Jill Fogg, for the Environment Agency, told the court that Bran Sands is an effluent treatment works, discharging into a small watercourse running into the Tees estuary 1km downstream of Tees and Hartlepool foreshore and wetlands, and Seal Sands - sites of special scientific interest.
A self-contained, gain-in-weight batching and blending system receives bulk ingredients from multiple upstream sources, and weigh-batches, blends and discharges the material into a surge hopper for subsequent conveying or gravity discharging into downstream process equipment or storage vessels.
The best discharger designs are flexible to accommodate discharging into various types of mechanical conveyors and feeders, as well as pneumatic conveyors.