A dump truck unloads gravel.
unload definition by Webster's New World
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- 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
to unload something
unload definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
verb un·load·ed, un·load·ing, un·loads verb, transitive
- a. To remove the load or cargo from.b. To discharge (cargo or a load).
- a. To relieve of something burdensome or oppressive; unburden: unloaded the donkeys.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.
To discharge a cargo or some other burden.
- un·loadˈer noun
unload - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- To sell an investment, generally at a loss.
- To quickly sell a large amount of merchandise, either to raise cash or avoid a loss in value.
- To remove cargo from a container or vehicle.
unload - Computer Definition
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To remove a program from memory or take a tape or disk out of its drive.
unload - Investment & Finance Definition
To sell an investment, generally at a loss.