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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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The best solution to minimize unproductive off-load energy consumption is to use a piston or screw compressor fitted with a variable-speed drive (VSD, also known as a variable-frequency drive or inverter drive).
While the combat off-loads added one more level of complexity to the mission, the Reservists didn't mind.
The surface off-load of both the USS Bataan (LHD 5) and USS Boxer (LHD 4), the centerpieces of two Amphibious Strike Groups, was significant: Boxer was off-loaded in four days; Bataan in three.
The test for us is minimise our 'soap' tackles and try and get hold of the French guy with ball in his hands and stop the off-load, because they're particularly good at that.
Previous attempts to off-load the former Liverpool winger have proved fruitless.
The Marines began off-loading by 9:15 am and completed the off-load in just over an hour.
Often PDA users much chose which programs, applications and files they will need for the day, and off-load others to make room.
Swifts showed nifty ball skills, particularly Niall McClory, who claimed a difficult off-load to cross.
Providing you or your contractor with advance notice means that the rigging company has time to get the right equipment in place to off-load your new investment.
Dispatchable Emergency-Generator Initiatives result in reduced system demand at times of capacity shortfall by allowing existing emergency generator owners to off-load some or all of their electrical needs by operating their generators.