un-discharged

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discharge   (dĭs-chärj')  Pronunciation Key 
Noun  
  1. The conversion of chemical energy to electric energy within a storage battery.

  2. A flow of electricity in a dielectric, especially in a rarefied gas.

  3. A flowing out or pouring forth, as of a bodily fluid; emission or secretion.

  4. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.


Verb  
  1. To undergo or cause the release of stored energy or electric charge, as from a battery or capacitor.

  2. To release, emit, or excrete a substance, especially from the body.


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