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verb (used without object)
to transfer software, data, etc., from one local system or device to another, typically from one's computer to a mobile device.
verb (used with object)
to transfer (software, data, etc.) by this process:
It'll take two more minutes to sideload my podcasts to my phone.
in the sense ‘off to the side’, i.e., not over the Internet; patterned after
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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