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unload

[ən′lōd]
(computer science)
To remove or copy data from a computer system.

unload

To remove a program from memory or take a tape or disk out of its drive.
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The same currents that bring water and rich soil to these riverside communities also grant passage to the massive barges loaded with ferrous scrap that Marine Terminals unloads on a daily basis.
An automatic skip loader delivers the parts to the barrel and an automatic unload slide door unloads the parts quickly and safely.
It loads cut sheet into the machine, unloads formed parts, and then trims and stacks.
One level unloads the molds from the press into the changer and then loads the new molds into the press from the other level.
5 actively unloads the heart and, therefore, better serves these patients in the event of major procedural complications, such as abrupt vessel occlusion or blood pressure collapse.
CN unloads at Vancouver were 4,360 against a guideline of 5,220.
CN unloads at Vancouver were 4,377 against a guideline of 4,800.
Owing to limited storage space for new grain, CN unloads at Vancouver were 596 against a target of 980.
CN unloads at Vancouver last week were 908 versus a target of 840.