Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To unload.

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  • verb Alternative spelling of offload.

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Examples

  • Well, not much if you chose to ignore the most pin-point hand-eye co-ordination in the modern game, spring-heeled athleticism, deceptive power at close quarters, an astute tactical brain, an inner calm and sense of purpose that drew the best from those around him and deft hands for what used to be called subtle, well-weighted passes and are now termed an off-load as if the practice had never existed before.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • My new theory is that Costco can sell them so cheaply because they off-load the condiment labor time onto their customers.

    In Denial About Meat « PubliCola

  • That left Imperial Oil with a choice: sail through the Panama Canal and off-load at an eastern seaport; sail around to the Great Lakes and then bring in the cargo via Minnesota — or find a shortcut.

    Idaho Shortcut Stalls Global Trek

  • The men were in such terrible condition that the Japanese decided to off-load them in Taiwan to get them well before taking them on to Japan to continue their work as slaves for the war effort there.

    Never Forgotten Newsletter

  • Unless circumstances do not permit, they are to be given a warning, so that they can re-route, off-load, or take other precautions.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pro-Palestinian “Peace Activists”

  • Baseball teams often off-load aging players in exchange for younger prospects.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • The less attention received by U.S. officials and policy, the less blame Chávez can off-load on Washington, and the less he can claim that America poses a threat.

    Doug Bandow: Defusing Venezuela's Nuclear Threat?

  • Baseball teams often off-load aging players in exchange for younger prospects.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • The less attention received by U.S. officials and policy, the less blame Chávez can off-load on Washington, and the less he can claim that America poses a threat.

    Doug Bandow: Defusing Venezuela's Nuclear Threat?

  • We'll just dock a cargo ship and off-load thousands of mainframes, PCs and network switches.

    Senators to introduce Iran legislation

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