"The opposite process of charging. In this process the battery or capacitor supplies electricity to a load (e.g., motor, light bulb). The term discharging is also used to describe the neutralization of an ion during an electrode reaction. E.g., a metal cation is said to be ""discharged"" to an electrically neutral metal atom during electroplating. "
Meaning of DISCHARGING in English
Electrochemistry English dictionary. Английский словарь электрохимии. 2012