- vt. 解雇；卸下；放出；免除
- vi. 排放；卸货；流出
- n. 排放；卸货；解雇
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dis-, 不，非，使相反。charge, 装载。即卸货，释放，排出。
- discharge (v.)
- 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.
- discharge (n.)
- late 14c., "relief from misfortune," see discharge (v.). Meaning "release from work or duty" is from early 15c.
- 1. He was given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay compensation.
- 2. Discharge of raw sewage into the sea is unsanitary and unsafe.
- 3. They develop a fever and a watery discharge from their eyes.
- 4. In industry, a worker who is grossly insubordinate is threatened with discharge.
- 5. There was a watery discharge from her ear.
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