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Load

Pronunciation: lōd
n.1.A burden; that which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; that which is borne or sustained; a weight; as, a heavy load.
He might such a load
To town with his ass carry.
- Gower.
2.The quantity which can be carried or drawn in some specified way; the contents of a cart, barrow, or vessel; that which will constitute a cargo; lading.
3.That which burdens, oppresses, or grieves the mind or spirits; as, a load of care.
4.A particular measure for certain articles, being as much as may be carried at one time by the conveyance commonly used for the article measured; as, a load of wood; a load of hay; specifically, five quarters.
5.The charge of a firearm; as, a load of powder.
6.Weight or violence of blows.
7.(Mach.) The work done by a steam engine or other prime mover when working.
8.The amount of work that a person, group, or machine is assigned to perform; as, the boss distributed the load evenly among his employees.
9.(Elec.) The device or devices that consume power from a power supply.
10.(Engineering) The weight or force that a structural support bears or is designed to bear; the object that creates that force.
Load line
(Naut.) the line on the outside of a vessel indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when loaded.
v. t.1.To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon.
I strive all in vain to load the cart.
- Gascoigne.
2.To adulterate or drug; as, to load wine.
3.To magnetize.
Loaded dice
dice with one side made heavier than the others, so that the number on the opposite side will come up oftenest.
Noun1.Loadload - weight to be borne or conveyed
Synonyms: loading, burden
2.load - a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"
Synonyms: loading
3.load - goods carried by a large vehicle
4.load - an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"
5.load - the power output of a generator or power plant
6.Loadload - an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
7.Loadload - a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
Synonyms: lode
8.Loadload - the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
Synonyms: payload, warhead
9.load - electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
Verb1.load - fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"
Synonyms: load up, lade, laden
2.load - provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"
Synonyms: charge
3.load - put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks"
1.load - To copy data (often program code to be run) into memory, possibly parsing it somehow in the process. E.g. "WordPerfect can't load this RTF file - are you sure it didn't get corrupted in the download?" Opposite of save.
2.load - The degree to which a computer, network, or other resource is used, sometimes expressed as a percentage of the maximum available. E.g. "What kind of CPU load does that program give?", "The network's constantly running at 100% load". Sometimes used, by extension, to mean "to increase the level of use of a resource". E.g. "Loading a spreadsheet really loads the CPU". See also: load balancing.
3.load - To install a piece of software onto a system. E.g. "The computer guy is gonna come load Excel on my laptop for me". This usage is widely considered to be incorrect.
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