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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.

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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Communicating to cloud from mobile will take higher cost for communication than offloading code to cloud [5].
Executive director of mission equipment, Joti Hakkert, said: "IHC is delighted to confirm this new contract with Sembcorp Integrated Yard for the supply of a new offloading system for use on an FSO vessel in the North Sea.
We can confirm that an Airbus A300-600F aircraft, operating flight DHX520 from Lahore to Abu Dhabi by a DHL airline (European Air Transport) suffered a nose up incident during the offloading process at Abu Dhabi International airport on April 1," Mohamed Sheiha, DHL Marketing Communications Manager told Khaleej Times.
USCG also approved an offloading manual for gulf operations.
Tandem offloading, where vessels line up stern to bow, allow vessels to keep more distance between them (328 feet/100 meter distance between FLNG and LNGC or more) and more easily cope with greater wave heights.
The crude oil tanker operator Euronav/OSG awarded a contract for offloading systems for two floating storage and offloading (FSO) units, while MODEC International LLC awarded a contract for two offloading systems for a tanker under conversion into a floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) unit.
The study, which is an offering from the company's Energy Research Group, provides an in-depth analysis of the global Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) and Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) industry highlighting the various concerns and shifting trends.
The offloading system will have an offloading hose-reel assembly, complete with offloading hose and an OHTP (Outboard Hose Termination Piece); a mooring hawser reel assembly, complete with quick-release mechanism; a control cabin; an auxiliary pull-in winch; an actuated emergency shutdown valve and a hydraulic power unit.
Norwegian engineering, construction and technology group Aker Kvaerner ASA said on Wednesday (29 November) that it has recently been awarded several contracts for delivery of advanced loading and offloading systems with a total contract value of NOK130m.
The testing of Wi-Fi offloading services that can serve the needs of millions of consumer and business users requires a robust platform," said Ross Cassan, director of product marketing, service provider solutions at Spirent.
Widespread acceptance of this type of traffic offloading requires smooth transitioning from LTE and WLAN.
The Norwegian engineering, construction and technology group Aker Kvaerner ASA said on Wednesday (8 September) that its subsidiary Maritime Pusnes had received an order for an Arctic crane offloading system from the Russian company Sevmorneftegas.