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discharge / descarga
 
discharge
A. [ˈdɪstʃɑ:dȝ]   -noun
1. [of cargo]   descarga (f)
b. [of gun]   descarga (f),   disparo (m)
2. (=release)
a. [of patient]   alta (f)
b. [of prisoner]   liberaciónoun (f),   puesta (f) en libertad
c. [of bankrupt]   rehabilitaciónoun (f)
·he got his discharge
(military)   lo licenciaron
3. (=dismissal)
a. [of worker]   despido (m)   (military)   baja (f)
4. (=emission)   (electricity)   descarga (f)
a. [of liquid, waste]   vertido (m)
b. [of gas, chemicals]   emisiónoun (f)   (medicine)   (from wound)   secreciónoun (f),   supuraciónoun (f)   (from vagina)   flujo (m) vaginal
5. (=completion)
a. [of duty]   ejercicio (m),   cumplimiento (m)
B. [dɪsˈtʃɑ:dȝ]   -transitive verb
1. (=unload)
[+ship, cargo]   descargar
2. (=fire)
[+gun]   descargar,   disparar
[+shot]   hacer
[+arrow]   disparar
3. (=release)
[+patient]   dar de alta,   dar el alta a
[+prisoner]   liberar,   poner en libertad
[+bankrupt]   rehabilitar
·they discharged him from hospital on Monday
·le dieron de or el alta el lunes
4. (=dismiss)
[+employee]   despedir
[+soldier]   dar de baja del ejército
5. (=emit)
[+liquid, waste]   verter
[+gas, chemicals]   emitir   (medicine)
[+pus]   segregar,   supurar
6. (=settle)
[+debt]   saldar
7. (=complete)
[+task, duty]   cumplir
C. [dɪsˈtʃɑ:dȝ]   -intransitive verb
[river]   desembocar   (into   en)
[battery]   decargarse
[wound, sore]   supurar
 
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