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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyd-lohd]
    • /ˈsaɪdˌloʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyd-lohd]
    • /ˈsaɪdˌloʊd/

Definitions of sideload word

  • verb without object sideload to transfer software, data, etc., from one local system or device to another, typically from one's computer to a mobile device. 1
  • verb with object sideload to transfer (software, data, etc.) by this process: It'll take two more minutes to sideload my podcasts to my phone. 1

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Origin of sideload

First appearance:

before 1995
One of the 1% newest English words
1995-2000; in the sense ‘off to the side’, i.e., not over the Internet; patterned after upload and download

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sideload popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

sideload usage trend in Literature

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