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release

  

      vb   tr  
1    to free (a person, animal, etc.) from captivity or imprisonment  
2    to free (someone) from obligation or duty  
3    to free (something) from (one's grip); let go or fall  
4    to issue (a record, film, book, etc.) for sale or circulation  
5    to make (news or information) known or allow (news, information, etc.) to be made known  
to release details of an agreement     
6      (Law)   to relinquish (a right, claim, title, etc.) in favour of someone else  
7      (Ethology)   to evoke (a response) through the presentation of a stimulus that produces the response innately  
      n  
8    the act of freeing or state of being freed, as from captivity, imprisonment, duty, pain, life, etc.  
9    the act of issuing for sale or publication  
10    something issued for sale or public showing, esp. a film or a record  
a new release from Bob Dylan     
11    a news item, document, etc., made available for publication, broadcasting, etc.  
12      (Law)   the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc., in favour of someone else  
13    a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine  
14   
a    the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke  
b    the moment at which this valve opens  
15    the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released  
16    the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera  
     (C13: from Old French relesser, from Latin relaxare to slacken; see relax)  
  releaser      n  


block release  
      n     (Brit)   the release of industrial trainees from work for study at a college for several weeks  
cable release  
      n   a short length of flexible cable, used to operate the shutter of a camera without shaking it  
day release  
      n     (Brit)   a system whereby workers are released for part-time education without loss of pay  
happy release  
      n   liberation, esp. by death, from an unpleasant condition  
press release  
      n   an official announcement or account of a news item circulated to the press  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
to release sth that is tied up
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
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