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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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It took 48 hours to unload a barge with a cable crane.
"We went out and purchased a Komatsu 650 and we could unload a barge in six to seven hours," says Ellis.