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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.
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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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This will lessen stress on the mechanical components of the doors, and decrease door-related unloading incidents,' Libiran said.
However, different from the uniaxial loading compression experiment, AE phenomena occur in both loading and unloading process and occur repeatedly with load changes.
Through the integral operation of the stress-strain curve, the hysteresis energy of the rock sample under the condition of each cycle loading and unloading is obtained, as shown in Table 1:
The unloading buoy technology and associated equipment for Port Dolphin is similar to that used in the Gulf Gateway deepwater port and that is planned for the Northeast Gateway, Neptune and Calypso projects.
Until loading or unloading is finished, the safety of warehouse personnel and the immobilisation of the lorry are guaranteed.
"We are building a subterranean unloading facility next to the railway that brings coal into a power station that generates 7% of national demand," says Andrew Brade, the engineer who is managing the biomass unloading and storage project.
The driver was removing securing chocks to large paper reels to allow them to be rolled to the back of a trailer for unloading when a large reel at the back rolled towards the front of the trailer crushing the driver against two other reels.
Q I THOUGHT loading and unloading was allowed on a single yellow line until I was confronted by a traffic warden as I took bags of clothing to a charity shop.
Geartek has expanded its off-highway and industrial hydraulic gear pump product line with the introduction of its new S Series unloading pump.
When trailers cannot discharge close to storage facilities, the longer distance results in longer unloading times.