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discharge

1. the act of removing a load, as of cargo
2. Law
a. a release, as of a person held under legal restraint
b. an annulment, as of a court order
3. Physics
a. the act or process of removing or losing charge or of equalizing a potential difference
b. a transient or continuous conduction of electricity through a gas by the formation and movement of electrons and ions in an applied electric field
4. 
a. the volume of fluid flowing along a pipe or a channel in unit time
b. the output rate of a plant or piece of machinery, such as a pump

discharge

[′dis‚chärj]
(electricity)
To remove a charge from a battery, capacitor, or other electric-energy storage device.
(electronics)
The passage of electricity through a gas, usually accompanied by a glow, arc, spark, or corona. Also known as electric discharge.
(fluid mechanics)
The flow rate of a fluid at a given instant expressed as volume per unit of time.
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Similarly, a federal bankruptcy judge agreed that a judgment of sexual harassment against a former employer was not dischargeable in bankruptcy because the injury was malicious: "Sexual harassment is not only illegal, but so morally reprehensible and degrading to one's personal dignity that the harasser's conduct cannot possibly be considered anything other than 'wrongful and without just cause or excuse.
Provision of containers (rolling, pressing, Dischargeable and Depotcontianer) for the detection of waste paper at the collection points of the district, : - Emptying / exchange of containers for collection of waste paper at the collection points of the district, : - Transportation and marketing of waste paper from the district of GE-nzburg for proper recycling.
And unlike other debt, there's no "fresh start" available, since student loans generally aren't dischargeable under bankruptcy.
He also raises concerns that the student loans crisis will cause a recession in America which could possibly be worse than the housing crisis, because unlike home loans, student loans are not dischargeable in bankruptcy and they have exceeded 1 trillion dollars.
Adding to the impending problem is that debts from student loans are not dischargeable in personal bankruptcy proceedings.
Among several recommendations the CFPB and Secretary of Education made to Congress in the report is to consider allowing private student loans to be dischargeable in bankruptcy.
2) Validation of EIS (Electric vehicle Integration System) which aggregates data and information of available dischargeable capacity and hours of each EV while still allowing the EV to be used as a mean of transportation.
To Fairey, a loss could have meant financial disaster, particularly since copyright damages (which are a form of tort) are in some circumstances not dischargeable even in personal bankruptcy.
The role of the trustee in Chapter 7 bankruptcies is to liquidate the non-exempt assets of a debtor and use the proceeds to pay the dischargeable debts of the debtor (11 USC 748).
She argued that the monies she owed him as part of their settlement agreement was a debt dischargeable in her bankruptcy action.
McPhy's solid hydrogen storage tanks are safe, energy neutral, cheap, easily transportable and quickly chargeable and dischargeable.