“With a discharge petition, the blame is no longer just on the House Republican leadership,” Chinn added.
Once his discharge becomes official, he'll become the 266th service member to be kicked out since Obama took office.
It used to be that a lot of those factories simply would not treat their discharge or emissions at all.
But even as he was receiving awards, the military brass was processing his discharge—they had found out he was transgender.
The latest maneuver by the Democrats is something called a discharge petition.
I was aroused by a discharge of cannon, and found the camp in commotion.
It was clear that they were receiving the discharge of the wrath which was caused by somebody else.
Nothing could turn him aside from the discharge of his duty.
We had rockets on board, and I directed Ben to discharge one of them.
Then, if you discharge me, I will fly for refuge to Mr. Pitkin.
early 14c., "to exempt, exonerate, release," from Old French deschargier (12c., Modern French décharger) "to unload, discharge," from Late Latin discarricare, from dis- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + carricare "load" (see charge (v.)).
Meaning "to unload, to free from" is late 14c. Of weapons, from 1550s. The electrical sense is first attested 1748. Meaning "to fulfill, to perform one's duties" is from c.1400. Related: Discharged; discharging.
late 14c., "relief from misfortune," see discharge (v.). Meaning "release from work or duty" is from early 15c.
discharge dis·charge (dĭs-chärj')
v. dis·charged, dis·charg·ing, dis·charg·es
To emit a substance, as by excretion or secretion.
To release a patient from custody or care.
To generate an electrical impulse. Used of a neuron.
The act of releasing, emitting, or secreting.
A substance that is excreted or secreted.
The generation of an electrical impulse by a neuron.