Not carrying a load: unladen, the boat heeled to starboard
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- The gearing is so low, the truck's speed would be little affected whether it was carrying a five-ton load or was running totally unladen - at least on flat terrain.
- Both boats were unladen and were being tossed about in the rough sea.
- The twin ships, displacing 12, 500 tonnes unladen but 31, 500 tonnes when fully loaded, are designed to refuel and restock warships of the Royal Navy and allied navies while at sea.
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