What does the word unload mean?

Usage examples for unload

  1. He pronounced " cart" with a drawl that riled me, for, if there is anything I hate, it is the stuck- up way some people have of twistifying common words: but I didn't want to rebuke the fellow too much, and answered in the bland and Christian way you have so often praised, my dear sisters, that I did not wish to stay long enough for them to unload a cart, but if he had just as lief as not, would take some baked pork and beans- that is, if there was any handy. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  2. Haven't I told you that the trucks need this space to load and unload? – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. At the New Quay there is a commodious wharf, with warehouses at each end, where trading vessels load and unload, and where steam- boats leave for Newcastle. – The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 by William Finden