off-load

verb \ (ˌ)ȯf-ˈlōd , ˈȯf-ˌlōd \

Definition of off-load

First Known Use of off-load

1850

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OFF-LOAD Defined for English Language Learners

off-load

verb

Definition of off-load for English Language Learners

  • : to remove (something) from a truck, ship, etc.

  • : to give away or sell (something unwanted) to someone : to get rid of (something)



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