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offload

or off-load

[ awf-lohd, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌloʊd, ˈɒf- /
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verb (used with or without object)
to unload.
Digital Technology. to transfer (data) from a computer or other digital device to another digital device: Fill the camera's memory card, then offload your photos to your PC.
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Origin of offload

First recorded in 1840–50; off + load

OTHER WORDS FROM offload

offloader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for offload

off-load

verb
(tr) to get rid of (something unpleasant or burdensome), as by delegation to another
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