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Discharge vs. Chamber

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Dischargeverb

To accomplish or complete, as an obligation.

Chambernoun

A room or set of rooms, particularly:

Dischargeverb

To free of a debt, claim, obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear.

Chambernoun

The private room of an individual, especially of someone wealthy or noble.

Dischargeverb

To send away (a creditor) satisfied by payment; to pay one's debt or obligation to.

Chambernoun

A bedroom.

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Dischargeverb

To set aside; to annul; to dismiss.

Chambernoun

The private office of a judge.

Dischargeverb

To expel or let go.

Chambernoun

The room used for deliberation by a legislature.

Dischargeverb

To let fly, as a missile; to shoot.

Chambernoun

A single law office in a building housing several.

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Dischargeverb

(electricity) To release (an accumulated charge).

Chambernoun

Rooms in a lodging house.

Dischargeverb

To relieve of an office or employment; to send away from service; to dismiss.

Chambernoun

A chamberpot.

Dischargeverb

(medicine) To release (an inpatient) from hospital.

Chambernoun

The legislature or division of the legislature itself.

‘The resolution, which speedily passed the Senate, was unable to gain a majority in the lower chamber.’;

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Dischargeverb

(military) To release (a member of the armed forces) from service.

Chambernoun

Any enclosed space occupying or similar to a room.

‘A canal lock chamber; a furnace chamber; a test chamber’;

Dischargeverb

To release legally from confinement; to set at liberty.

‘to discharge a prisoner’;

Chambernoun

(biology) An enlarged space in an underground tunnel of a burrowing animal.

Dischargeverb

To operate (any weapon that fires a projectile, such as a shotgun or sling).

Chambernoun

(firearms) The area holding the ammunition round at the initiation of its discharge.

‘Dianne loaded a cartridge into the chamber of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.’;

Dischargeverb

To release (an auxiliary assumption) from the list of assumptions used in arguments, and return to the main argument.

Chambernoun

(firearms) One of the bullet-holding compartments in the cylinder of a revolver.

Dischargeverb

To unload a ship or another means of transport.

Chambernoun

(historical) A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades.

Dischargeverb

To put forth, or remove, as a charge or burden; to take out, as that with which anything is loaded or filled.

‘to discharge a cargo’;

Chambernoun

One of the two atria or two ventricles of the heart.

Dischargeverb

To give forth; to emit or send out.

‘A pipe discharges water.’;

Chambernoun

(obsolete) nodot=a: a container used for urination and defecation in one's chambers.

Dischargeverb

To let fly; to give expression to; to utter.

‘He discharged a horrible oath.’;

Chamberverb

To enclose in a room.

‘She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.’;

Dischargeverb

To bleach out or to remove or efface, as by a chemical process.

‘to discharge the colour from a dyed fabric in order to form light figures on a dark background’;

Chamberverb

To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.

Dischargeverb

To prohibit; to forbid.

Chamberverb

To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.

‘The hunter fired at the geese and missed, then shrugged his shoulders and chambered another cartridge.’;

Dischargenoun

Pus or exudate (other than blood) from a wound or orifice, usually due to infection or pathology.

Chamberverb

To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.

‘The rifle was originally chambered for 9mm, but had since been modified for a larger, wildcat caliber.’;

Dischargenoun

The act of accomplishing (an obligation) or repaying a debt etc.; performance.

Chamberverb

In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy.

‘Bob chambered his fist for a blow, but Sheila struck first.’;

Dischargenoun

The act of expelling or letting go.

Chamberverb

(obsolete) To be lascivious.

Dischargenoun

The act of firing a projectile, especially from a firearm.

Chambernoun

A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.

Dischargenoun

The process of unloading something.

Chambernoun

Apartments in a lodging house.

Dischargenoun

The process of flowing out.

Chambernoun

A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.

Dischargenoun

(electricity) The act of releasing an accumulated charge.

Chambernoun

A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the Chamber of Deputies; the Chamber of Commerce.

Dischargenoun

(medicine) The act of releasing an inpatient from hospital.

Chambernoun

A compartment or cell; an inclosed space or cavity; as, the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye.

Dischargenoun

(military) The act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service.

Chambernoun

A room or rooms where a lawyer transacts business; a room or rooms where a judge transacts such official business as may be done out of court.

Dischargenoun

(hydrology) The volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time, usually in units of m3/s (cubic meters per second).

Chambernoun

A chamber pot.

Dischargeverb

To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to empty of a load or cargo; to unburden; to unload; as, to discharge a vessel.

Chambernoun

That part of the bore of a piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. when of different diameter from the rest of the bore; - formerly, in guns, made smaller than the bore, but now larger, esp. in breech-loading guns.

Dischargeverb

To free of the missile with which anything is charged or loaded; to let go the charge of; as, to discharge a bow, catapult, etc.; especially, said of firearms, - to fire off; to shoot off; also, to relieve from a state of tension, as a Leyden jar.

‘The galleys also did oftentimes, out of their prows, discharge their great pieces against the city.’; ‘Feeling in other cases discharges itself in indirect muscular actions.’;

Chamberverb

To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.

Dischargeverb

To of something weighing upon or impeding over one, as a debt, claim, obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear.

‘Discharged of business, void of strife.’; ‘In one man's fault discharge another man of his duty.’;

Chamberverb

To be lascivious.

Dischargeverb

To relieve of an office or employment; to send away from service; to dismiss.

‘Discharge the common sortWith pay and thanks.’; ‘Grindal . . . was discharged the government of his see.’;

Chamberverb

To shut up, as in a chamber.

Dischargeverb

To release legally from confinement; to set at liberty; as, to discharge a prisoner.

Chamberverb

To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.

Dischargeverb

To put forth, or remove, as a charge or burden; to take out, as that with which anything is loaded or filled; as, to discharge a cargo.

Chambernoun

a natural or artificial enclosed space

Dischargeverb

To let fly, as a missile; to shoot.

‘They do discharge their shot of courtesy.’;

Chambernoun

an enclosed volume (as the aqueous chamber of the eyeball or the chambers of the heart)

Dischargeverb

To set aside; to annul; to dismiss.

‘We say such an order was "discharged on appeal."’; ‘The order for Daly's attendance was discharged.’;

Chambernoun

a room where a judge transacts business

Dischargeverb

To throw off the obligation of, as a duty or debt; to relieve one's self of, by fulfilling conditions, performing duty, trust, and the like; hence, to perform or execute, as an office, or part.

‘Had I a hundred tongues, a wit so largeAs could their hundred offices discharge.’;

Chambernoun

a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly;

‘the upper chamber is the senate’;

Dischargeverb

To send away (a creditor) satisfied by payment; to pay one's debt or obligation to.

‘If he hadThe present money to discharge the Jew.’;

Chambernoun

a room used primarily for sleeping

Dischargeverb

To give forth; to emit or send out; as, a pipe discharges water; to let fly; to give expression to; to utter; as, to discharge a horrible oath.

Chamberverb

place in a chamber

Dischargeverb

To prohibit; to forbid.

Dischargeverb

To bleach out or to remove or efface, as by a chemical process; as, to discharge the color from a dyed fabric in order to form light figures on a dark ground.

Dischargeverb

To throw off or deliver a load, charge, or burden; to unload; to emit or give vent to fluid or other contents; as, the water pipe discharges freely.

‘The cloud, if it were oily or fatty, would not discharge.’;

Dischargenoun

The act of discharging; the act of relieving of a charge or load; removal of a load or burden; unloading; as, the discharge of a ship; discharge of a cargo.

Dischargenoun

Firing off; explosive removal of a charge; explosion; letting off; as, a discharge of arrows, of artillery.

Dischargenoun

Act of relieving of something which oppresses or weighs upon one, as an obligation, liability, debt, accusation, etc.; acquittance; as, the discharge of a debtor.

Dischargenoun

Act of removing, or getting rid of, an obligation, liability, etc.; fulfillment, as by the payment of a debt, or the performance of a trust or duty.

‘Indefatigable in the discharge of business.’; ‘Nothing can absolve us from the discharge of those duties.’;

Dischargenoun

Release or dismissal from an office, employment, etc.; dismission; as, the discharge of a workman by his employer.

Dischargenoun

Legal release from confinement; liberation; as, the discharge of a prisoner.

Dischargenoun

The state of being discharged or relieved of a debt, obligation, office, and the like; acquittal.

‘Too secure of our dischargeFrom penalty.’;

Dischargenoun

That which discharges or releases from an obligation, liability, penalty, etc., as a price of ransom, a legal document.

‘Death, who sets all free,Hath paid his ransom now and full discharge.’;

Dischargenoun

A flowing or issuing out; emission; vent; evacuation; also, that which is discharged or emitted; as, a rapid discharge of water from the pipe.

‘The hemorrhage being stopped, the next occurrence is a thin serous discharge.’;

Dischargenoun

The equalization of a difference of electric potential between two points. The character of the discharge is mostly determined by the nature of the medium through which it takes place, the amount of the difference of potential, and the form of the terminal conductors on which the difference exists. The discharge may be alternating, continuous, brush, connective, disruptive, glow, oscillatory, stratified, etc.

Dischargenoun

the sudden giving off of energy

Dischargenoun

the act of venting

Dischargenoun

a substance that is emitted or released

Dischargenoun

any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body;

‘the discharge of pus’;

Dischargenoun

electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

Dischargenoun

the pouring forth of a fluid

Dischargenoun

the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Dischargenoun

a formal written statement of relinquishment

Dischargenoun

the act of discharging a gun

Dischargeverb

complete or carry out;

‘discharge one's duties’;

Dischargeverb

pour forth or release;

‘discharge liquids’;

Dischargeverb

eliminate (substances) from the body

Dischargeverb

free from obligations or duties

Dischargeverb

remove the charge from

Dischargeverb

go off or discharge;

‘The gun fired’;

Dischargeverb

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges;

‘The suspect was cleared of the murder charges’;

Dischargeverb

leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;

Dischargeverb

cause to go off;

‘fire a gun’; ‘fire a bullet’;

Dischargeverb

release from military service

Dischargeverb

become empty or void of its content;

‘The room emptied’;

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