verb Date: 1850 unload

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off-load — (v.) unload, 1850, from OFF (Cf. off) (adv.) + LOAD (Cf. load) (v.). Originally S.African, on model of Du. afladen …   Etymology dictionary

  • off-load — off′ load or off′load v. t. v. i. cvb unload …   From formal English to slang

  • off-load — verb 1 (T) to get rid of something that you do not need by giving it to someone else: off load sth onto sb: We managed to off load all those old typewriters onto a friend of mine. 2 off load your problems/guilt/troubles etc to tell someone about… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-load — off loader, n. /awf lohd , of /, v.t., v.i. to unload. Also, offload. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Off-load — (rugby) pass the ball …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • off-load — Australian Slang (rugby) pass the ball …   English dialects glossary

  • off-load — /ɒf ˈloʊd / (say of lohd) verb (t) 1. to unload (goods, etc.). 2. to get rid of. 3. Rugby Football, Australian Rules to pass (the ball). –verb (i) 4. to unload …   Australian English dictionary

  • off-load — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: translation of Afrikaans aflaai : unload …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-load voltage — tuščiosios veikos įtampa statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. no load voltage; off load voltage; open circuit voltage vok. Leerlaufspannung, f rus. напряжение холостого хода, n pranc. tension à vide, f; tension de repos, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • off-load preparation party — A temporary task organization of Navy and Marine maintenance, embarkation, equipment operators, and cargo handling personnel deployed to the maritime pre positioning ship before or during its transit to the objective area to prepare the ship …   Military dictionary

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