Science / Geology / Discharge: The volume of water in a flowing stream that passes a given location in a unit of time. Frequently expressed in cubic feet per second or cubic meters per second. Calculated by the formula Q = A x V where Q is the discharge, A is the cross sectional area of the channel and V is the average velocity of the stream.
Discharge Noun Synonyms: shooting, firing (off), report, shot, salvo, fusillade, volley, detonation, explosion, burst
Discharge Verb Synonyms: expel, oust, dismiss, cashier, eject, give notice, sack, give (someone) the sack, fire, kick out
Discharge Adjective Synonyms: release, let out, dismiss, let go, send away, pardon, exonerate, liberate, (set) free, acquit, let off, absolve
Business / Real Estate / Discharge Of Contract: A contract is discharged when the agreement is terminated. Obviously, the most desirable case is when a contract terminates because it has been completely performed, with all its terms carried out. Ho MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Wrongful Discharge: An exception to the at-will employment doctrine, wrongful discharge/termination is the unjust or unfair termination of an employee based on breach of a written or oral implied contract or a violation MORE