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plural of discharge
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as in firings
a directed propelling of a missile by a firearm or artillery piece the thunderous discharge of the cannons

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as in releases
a freeing from an obligation or responsibility a full discharge from responsibility for the accident

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verb

present tense third-person singular of discharge
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as in fires
to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force Robert Goddard was the first to discharge a rocket containing an instrument package

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as in shoots
to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force felt a strong recoil as the rifle discharged

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“Discharges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discharges. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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