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offload

[′ȯf‚lōd]
(computer science)
To transfer operations from one computer to another, usually from a large computer to a smaller one.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

offload

(1) To transfer data from one device to another; for example, to move a video from a camcorder to a computer. See also upload and download.

(2) To transfer an executable function from one computing device to another; for example, to move a firewall from the computer to the network router.
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al., discussed the design and implementation of the "CloneCloud" system [7, 8], which enables mobile applications to seamlessly offload threads from mobile devices onto device clones operating in a computational cloud.
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GDF Suez touted the stake, which it had put up for sale last summer, hoping to bag a minimum EUR500m (USD666.1m) from its offload to infrastructure funds, pension funds and industrial enterprises from Europe, Asia and America, but none would meet the asking price, the insiders told Reuters.
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Vodafone s move comes in the wake of other similar moves the company has undertaken in its plans to offload its minority shares in its minor investments in companies all over the world.
The NetScaler 9000 series application delivery platform used at eNet will combine Web compression, application compression, caching, Web/TCP offload and SSL offload.