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un·load

 (ŭn-lōd′)
v. un·load·ed, un·load·ing, un·loads
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove the load or cargo from.
b. To discharge (cargo or a load).
2.
a. To relieve of something burdensome or oppressive; unburden: a confidant to whom he could unload his heart.
b. To give expression to (one's troubles or feelings); pour forth.
3. To remove the charge from (a firearm).
4. To dispose of, especially by selling in great quantity; dump.
v.intr.
To discharge a cargo or some other burden.

un·load′er n.

unloaded

(ʌnˈləʊdɪd)
adj
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a gun) that does not have a bullet in it
2. that has not been unloaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unloaded - (of weapons) not charged with ammunitionunloaded - (of weapons) not charged with ammunition; "many people are killed by guns thought to be unloaded"
loaded - (of weapons) charged with ammunition; "a loaded gun"
Translations

unloaded

[ˈʌnˈləʊdɪd] ADJ [gun] → descargado; [truck, ship] → descargado, sin carga
References in classic literature ?
The experiment in some measure succeeded, though far too many suffered their unloaded muskets to be torn from their hands, in the vain hope of appeasing the savages.
Already the yards were full of activity; cattle were being unloaded from the cars in the distance, and across the way the "beef-luggers" were toiling in the darkness, carrying two-hundred-pound quarters of bullocks into the refrigerator cars.
But about that time I noticed that the motive power had taken to standing on one leg, and I found that there was something the matter with the other one; so I stocked the business and unloaded, taking Sir Bors de Ganis into camp financially along with certain of his friends; for the works stopped within a year, and the good saint got him to his rest.
Have them unloaded and we will make our bargain at once, and tell the other merchants to let me see all their best wares before showing them to other people.
And driving his ass before him he begged his master to follow, who, feeling that Sancho was right, did so without replying; and after proceeding some little distance between two hills they found themselves in a wide and retired valley, where they alighted, and Sancho unloaded his beast, and stretched upon the green grass, with hunger for sauce, they breakfasted, dined, lunched, and supped all at once, satisfying their appetites with more than one store of cold meat which the dead man's clerical gentlemen (who seldom put themselves on short allowance) had brought with them on their sumpter mule.
As soon as the last thoat was unloaded Tars Tarkas gave the command to advance, and in three parties we crept upon the Zodangan camp from the north, the south and the east.
When they were all unloaded and packed in a great heap in one corner of the yard, the Slovaks were given some money by the Szgany, and spitting on it for luck, lazily went each to his horse's head.
Sir, I surrender," said Louvieres, presenting his unloaded musket to the officer.
Such a shocking imprecation, from the mouth of so orderly a man as Squire Doolittle, with the fearless manner in which he exposed himself, together with, perhaps, the knowledge that Natty’s rifle was unloaded, encouraged the troops in the rear, who gave a loud shout, and fired a volley into the tree-tops, after the contents of the swivel.
They were camped on a piece of waste ground beside the railway, and, being natives, had not, of course, unloaded the two trucks in which Mahbub's animals stood among a consignment of country-breds bought by the Bombay tram-company.
It was Martin who guided them to the creek, Martin who decided just where to locate their camp, Martin who, early the next morning, unloaded the wagon and made a temporary tent from its cover, and Martin who set forth on a saddleless horse in search of Peter Mall.
At the last return of Joan to the vehicle, an hour later, when her search for accommodation had still been fruitless, the driver of the waggon said the goods must be unloaded, as the horses were half-dead, and he was bound to return part of the way at least that night.