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unloading (ʌnˈləʊdɪŋ) 

Definitions

noun

  1. the act of removing goods or cargo from a ship, lorry, etc

unload (ʌnˈləʊd Pronunciation for unload

Definitions

verb

  1. to remove a load or cargo from (a ship, lorry, etc)
  2. to discharge (cargo, freight, etc)
  3. (transitive) to relieve of a burden or troubles
  4. (transitive) to give vent to (anxiety, troubles, etc)
  5. (transitive) to get rid of or dispose of (esp surplus goods)
  6. (transitive) to remove the charge of ammunition from (a firearm)

Derived Forms

unˈloader noun

Example Sentences Including 'unloading'

He kept his silence, at least until they'd parked the car and were unloading the gear.
Clive Barker THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
While I was on deck watching the unloading of the cargo, he joined me for a moment.
Holt, Victoria The Black Opal
Within minutes Len Walker had appeared with his forklift and begun unloading.
Magnus Mills THE SCHEME FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT (2003)

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