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v. un·load·ed, un·load·ing, un·loads
a. To remove the load or cargo from.
b. To discharge (cargo or a load).
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.
To discharge a cargo or some other burden.

un·load′er n.
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