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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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A partial discharge (PD) is one of the major factors in that causes electrical power breakdown.
The most discharges took place in the west, the busiest month was November and the quietest for late night discharges was March A Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board spokesman said: "More than a third of the discharges between the given hours were from our emergency departments, where it may be entirely appropriate for a patient to leave following urgent medical care.
To determine if use of a daily discharge goals checklist during inter-professional rounds decreases the time from medically ready for discharge and actual discharge and/or improves patient satisfaction with discharge education/information
This paper focuses on the difference of flame kernel formation and growth by the discharge phenomenon such as discharge stretching, blow-off and short-circuiting under various discharge environments and discusses the optimal discharge specification for dilute combustion based on the discharge principle.
While crossing the mountain would initially appear as the obvious choice for shortening delivery times and improving truck efficiency, there was a significant drawback to climbing steep grades with rear discharge mixer trucks.
Methods: Total of 100 females attending dermatology OPD with chief complaint of vaginal discharge were enrolled in this study over a period of 2 years.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 30 2019] Gas Discharge Tube Market: Introduction A gas discharge tube is an electronic component in which the electrodes are arranged inside a tube-like structure, and are surrounded by gas within an insulating temperature-resistant envelope.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 30 2019] Gas Discharge Tube Market: Introduction A gas discharge tube is an electronic component in which the electrodes are arranged inside a tube-like structure, and are surrounded by gas within an insulating temperature-resistant envelope.
The county-managed abattoirs are said to be operating illegally without the mandatory effluent discharge licenses.
The availability of a discharge summary, with adequately recorded information, has demonstrable direct benefit for the patient.
Yas Sanaiha, M.D., from the University of California Los Angeles, and colleagues examined the correlation between day of discharge and readmission risk among all adult patients undergoing elective cardiac operations at their institution from 2008 to 2016.
Enterprises that discharge industrial wastewater to centralized sewage treatment facilities shall be pre-treated in accordance with relevant state regulations, and may be discharged after meeting the requirements of centralized treatment facilities and treatment processes.