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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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Brade says that the work on the rail unloading and storage system began three months ago and that it should be completed in nine months' time.
The researchers also have data showing similar unloading effects of the shoes in patients with OA, Dr.
R&D facility has full scale pneumatic conveying, railcar loading and unloading testing facilities and on-site physical and chemical laboratories for material analysis.
Because unloading can occur weeks after delivery, DOT doesn't classify that activity as a transportation function.
Robert Brown, the logistics manager for the Robert Horne Group, told the inquest: "To get to the last row of pallets Brian would be standing inside the vehicle to operate the machine to finish unloading.
These elasticity-based analyses are normally applied to the unloading data of an indentation measurement, assuming the unloading behavior of the material is characterized by elastic recovery only.
Japanese banks with nationwide branch networks, known as ''city banks,'' and regional banks were net sellers for the 26th straight week, unloading a net 35.
Clayson, who is part of what the military considers one of the most intense unloading of equipment ever performed, said, "It can get pretty hectic, but we're doing OK.
The European Parliament approved on October 25 the common position of the EU Council of Ministers on the planned Directive concerning the loading and unloading of bulk carriers (COM(2001) 158).
Weyerhaeuser has subsequently revised its rail car unloading procedures, cutting down the number of bales that can unloaded at a time.
Seven thousand people gather at Old South Meeting House in a final effort to persuade Francis Rotch, owner of the Dartmouth, to return his ship to England without unloading the tea.
NEON Unload delivers consistent high performance in unloading IMS databases, even when the database is highly disorganized.