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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 total value of fishes unloaded by Artisan fishing in the Sultanate during the same period reached RO 62 million and 563 thousand with a 1.
In the face of an ever-growing volume of road transport, the safety and speed with which articulated lorries are loaded and unloaded is now a very serious business.
A Cypriot official has announced that the Iranian-operated ship transporting weapons-related material on the high seas is free to leave the island now that its UN-banned cargo has been unloaded.
The system overcomes the problem by enabling trailers with standard convey lines to be unloaded at much V higher rates--without any modifications to the trailers.
An operator would simply guide the low-height dolly into position under a truck and align its pick-up pan with each of the truck's hopper gates in turn as each hopper was ready to be unloaded.
But the exemption for other private citizens traveling with guns applies only to unloaded, locked guns and unloaded guns carried by hunters with permission from school officials to traverse whatever school zones lie between them and their destinations.
Grain unloaded from a grain car is difficult and expensive to clean because the Canadian system is designed to ship grain rather than receive it.
Also, to maximize barge shipments, recyclers should try to reduce the number of times a shipment has to be loaded and unloaded.
In Santos the number of containers processed in one hour more than tripled over seven years to 44 in 2004, cutting a ship's waiting time to be unloaded to virtually zero from more than a day.
Three ships were the most that military officials believed could be unloaded simultaneously.
LANCASTER - A 21-year-old Lancaster man accused of standing outside Lincoln Elementary School armed with an unloaded shotgun and a steak knife was sentenced Monday to three years in prison.
These cores are unloaded in one pickup by a large frame gripper.