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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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The duty of the women is to load and unload the horses; to make the tents for the night; in short to be, like the wives of all savages, useful slaves.
The same currents that bring water and rich soil to these riverside communities also grant passage to the massive barges loaded with ferrous scrap that Marine Terminals unloads on a daily basis.
An automatic skip loader delivers the parts to the barrel and an automatic unload slide door unloads the parts quickly and safely.
It loads cut sheet into the machine, unloads formed parts, and then trims and stacks.
One level unloads the molds from the press into the changer and then loads the new molds into the press from the other level.
5 actively unloads the heart and, therefore, better serves these patients in the event of major procedural complications, such as abrupt vessel occlusion or blood pressure collapse.
CN unloads at Vancouver were 4,360 against a guideline of 5,220.
A combination of terminal congestion and shifting customer demands contributed to the shortfall in unloads compared with the guidelines.
Owing to limited storage space for new grain, CN unloads at Vancouver were 596 against a target of 980.