Definition of discharger in English:


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  • 1A person or thing that discharges something, in particular:
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    • Dharma also sells a color discharger for removing dye from fabric.
    • Nitrus altered the direction of the energy dischargers, turning up the speed once again.
    • You can try Rit color discharger or a similar product that is available at
  • 1.1A person or organization that allows industrial waste or other harmful substances to be released into the environment.
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    • As a favor to utility and coal industries, the country's largest mercury dischargers, the organisation sat for nine months on a report exposing the catastrophic impact on children's health of mercury, finally releasing it in February 2003.
    • He has been in a number of programs, including the conduct of monitoring surveys, setting standards for industrial dischargers, standards for drinking water, and protection/enhancement of ocean and coastal waters.
    • But he maintains, ‘under the program, this water would still be defined as pollution,’ requiring dischargers to acquire permits.
  • 1.2A device that releases nerve gas or other substances for military purposes.
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    • There are six smoke grenade dischargers, three fitted either side of the main gun.
    • Three smoke grenade dischargers are mounted on each side of the turret.
    • By performing some tasks, the player can set some objects into action; either gates of a hangar will open, or radars will start working or a discharger will fire a rocket.
  • 1.3An apparatus for releasing or neutralizing an electric charge.
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    • To enable the control module to function as a battery discharger, a number of additional hardware components are required.
    • This is combined with a built in discharger to give a very nice charging system.
    • Commonly available R/C car battery dischargers work on single packs of between 4 and 10 cells.

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