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  • v. Present participle of offload.


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  • His capacity for keeping the ball by offloading is essential for a side whose strength does not lie in the set-pieces.

    Rejuvenated Andy Powell drives Wasps to victory over Glasgow

  • And in offloading a primary function of the campus information technology infrastructure, what role would remain for administrators who previously oversaw e-mail services?

    Academic IT — When E-Mail Is Outsourced « ResourceShelf

  • I’m interesting in offloading part of the debt we have now that’s accumulated in the big banks.

    Matthew Yglesias » What We Should Be Debating

  • Obviously, if your existing UDF is not cluster-safe, you'd need to rewrite it in such a way that it is, in order to register it as cluster-safe and take advantage of automatic call offloading to HPC clusters.

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  • Companies liked the idea of offloading software installation and maintenance chores to someone else, and the usage fees were thought to be cheaper, or at least easier to amortize and budget for, than one-time or annual licensing fees.

    WallStreetAndTech - All Stories

  • She gets to punish Ralph du Bricassart a little, too, as a kind of offloading of the immense frustration she feels.

    Adventures for Girls « Tales from the Reading Room

  • And although carriers have other methods to assuage bandwidth constraints, such as offloading traffic to wi-fi, shifting traffic to cells closer to subscribers and caching, these methods require that the carriers have data on their subscribers 'usage and the systems to analyze it.

    How Wireless Carriers Can Recapture The Market

  • No, Maryland is "offloading" some of the cost of its program of health care for low-income persons onto certain low-income persons, namely, Wal-Mart employees.

    Blue Laws, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Transnet chief executive Maria Ramos, speaking at the same briefing, denied that Transnet was "offloading" struggling divisions.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Flights already en route to Ben-Gurion, Israel's main international airport, were being allowed to land but all ground services such as offloading of baggage were suspended. Travel


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