Definitions for load

Definitions for (noun) load

Main entry: cargo, consignment, freight, loading, lading, load, shipment, payload

Definition: goods carried by a large vehicle

Main entry: burden, load, loading

Definition: weight to be borne or conveyed

Main entry: load

Definition: electrical device to which electrical power is delivered

Main entry: warhead, payload, load

Definition: the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents

Main entry: burden, incumbrance, load, encumbrance, onus

Definition: an onerous or difficult concern

Usage: the burden of responsibility; that's a load off my mind

Main entry: lode, load

Definition: a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

Main entry: load

Definition: the power output of a generator or power plant

Main entry: load

Definition: an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate

Usage: he got a load on and started a brawl

Main entry: load, loading

Definition: a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time

Usage: the system broke down under excessive loads

Definitions for (verb) load

Main entry: adulterate, dilute, debase, load, stretch

Definition: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

Usage: adulterate liquor

Main entry: load, load up, lade, laden

Definition: fill or place a load on

Usage: load a car; load the truck with hay

Main entry: load, charge

Definition: provide (a device) with something necessary

Usage: He loaded his gun carefully; load the camera

Main entry: load

Definition: put (something) on a structure or conveyance

Usage: load the bags onto the trucks

Main entry: load

Definition: transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory

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