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unload

Medical practice A type of dumping, in which a physician opts not to treat a terminally ill Pt. See Dumping.

unload

(ŭn″lōd′)
To remove weight or stress from a weight-bearing organ, as by the use of a cane or crutches to reduce the physical stresses on an injured leg.
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Today, with the help of its suppliers and a careful selection of equipment based on production demands, Marine Terminals unloads each barge in two to three hours and empties an average of five barges per 12-hour shift.
In the UNLOAD study, 200 patients with acute decompensated heart failure were equally randomized at 28 institutions across the United States to either ultrafiltration using the Aquadex FlexFlow[TM] system or standard IV (intravenous) diuretic therapy, and evaluated at 48 hours and out to 90 days following discharge.
According to McCook plant engineer Bruce Bair, "The conversion reduced our unload times, downtime and ongoing costs.
This self-initiated study is consistent with and helps to independently validate the previously presented UNLOAD study results.
He said the ship's load of soil had been soaked in water and the crew had to unload and dry it before transferring it to another vessel.
Three critical factors to consider include temperature retention through proper insulation, 100% seal efficiency at all openings and near zero moisture introduction from outside air during the load and unload process.
In an interview, Traffic Engineering Center Director Noemi Recio said that buses would be allowed to stop and pick up or unload passengers at their designated areas only.
This arrangement allows a mold with a shorter cooling cycle to move to the unload station ahead of a mold that requires longer cooling.
Basically we can bring the ships in, but without the longshoremen there to unload them there isn't anything else we can do,'' she said.
On the heels of the very positive UNLOAD study results announced at the American College of Cardiology conference, this company has all the right pieces in place for great commercial success," said Springer.
Portable, inclinable screw conveyors for dry, free-flowing materials can load and unload mixers, bins, and hoppers or transfer materials from floor to floor or between processing and storage points.
UNLOAD is the first randomized clinical study of its type to compare the safety and efficacy of treatment with the Aquadex FlexFlow system, a non-drug-based option, with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat fluid-overloaded patients.