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    Hello.
    What does it mean for a judge to discharge the jury?

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    Default Re: discharge

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Hello.
    What does it mean for a judge to discharge the jury?

    dis·charge(ds-chärj)
    v. dis·charged, dis·charg·ing, dis·charg·es
    v.tr.1.a. To relieve of a burden or of contents; unload.
    b. To unload or empty (contents).

    2.a. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty: discharge a patient; discharge a soldier.
    b. To let go; empty out: a train discharging commuters.
    c. To pour forth; emit: a vent discharging steam.
    d. To shoot: discharge a pistol.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/discharge



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