A dump truck unloads gravel.
- to remove or take off (a load, cargo, etc.)
- to take a load, cargo, etc. from
- to give vent to (one's grief, troubles, etc.); express or tell freely
- to relieve of something that troubles, burdens, etc.
- to remove the charge from (a gun)
- to get rid of: unloading surplus goods
verbun·load·ed, un·load·ing, un·loads
- a. To remove the load or cargo from.b. To discharge (cargo or a load).
- a. To relieve of something burdensome or oppressive; unburden: a confidant to whom he could unload his heart.b. To give expression to (one's troubles or feelings); pour forth.
- To remove the charge from (a firearm).
- To dispose of, especially by selling in great quantity; dump.
(third-person singular simple present unloads, present participle unloading, simple past and past participle unloaded)
- To remove the load or cargo from (a vehicle, etc.).
- to unload a ship; to unload a camel
- To remove (the load or cargo) from a vehicle, etc.
- to unload bales of hay from a truck
- (intransitive) To deposit one's load or cargo.
- (intransitive, figuratively) To give vent to or express.
- (computing) To remove (something previously loaded) from memory.
- To discharge or pour a liquid.
- To get rid of or dispose of.
- to unload unprofitable stocks
- To deliver forcefully.
- (slang) To ejaculate, particularly within an orifice
- To draw the charge from.
- to unload a gun
From un- +"Ž load.
unload - Computer Definition
To remove a program from memory or take a tape or disk out of its drive.