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release

1. Law the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc., in favour of someone else
2. a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine
3. 
a. the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke
b. the moment at which this valve opens
4. the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released
5. the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera
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release

[ri′lēs]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical arrangment of parts for holding or freeing a device or mechanism as required.
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release

i. The release of fuel tanks or any object from an aircraft.
ii. In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store from its suspension equipment.
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release

(programming)
(Or "released version", "baseline") A version of a piece of software which has been made public (as opposed to a version that is in development, or otherwise unreleased).

A release is either a major release, a revision, or a bugfix.

Pre-release versions may be called alpha test, or beta test versions.

See change management.
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version

A specific edition or release of a software package. Sometimes the term "release" is used to indicate the new version has been deployed. The terms version and release are occasionally used in combination; for example: "Server Version 10, Release 3.5." See point release.
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They also called on the Federal Government to reverse the decision to re-lease Oil Miles Licences (OML II) which belongs to Ogoni to any multinational oil company including SPDC, and insisted that all the leased oil fields should be returned to federal government until the judgment that executed Ken-Saro-Wiwa and eight others in 1995 was reversed.
August 30: Kuwait Airways and the Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) signed a deal to sell and re-lease four 777-300ER aircrafts for 12 years.
The company extended a large part of the space currently occupied by the tenant, till 31 December 2020 with this renewal and also gave it an opportunity to re-lease the remaining space in 2019, at market rates that are over 45% of the expiring rates at present.
Marty Drury IF the BBC was properly funded it could afford to re-lease the site.
Paid for in US dollars, aircraft are comparatively easy to re-lease to various airline operators across the world.
Al- Junaidi explained that OSC owns most of the ships, and sometimes hire some of the other vessels and then re-lease to customers.
We're kind of gambling on the re-lease to a certain degree as we get into a lot of these projects.
Often, it takes several months to re-lease and reach pre-loss occupancy levels.
The result is a property that is 100 percent occupied; however, the income suffers from the significant rent reduction offered to re-lease the vacant space.
At the end of the leasing term, the lessee will have three choices: to buy the equipment, return it upon the expiry of the contract, or re-lease it for a further period.
"We just felt it was most prudent to close it at this time and sublease or re-lease this space," Jensen said.
The BLM can re-lease acreage that has been relinquished or passed over at a future lease sale.