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    load - Dictionary definition and meaning for word load

    Definition
    (noun) weight to be borne or conveyed
    Synonyms : burden , loading
    Definition
    (noun) a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    Synonyms : loading
    Example Sentence
    • the system broke down under excessive loads
    Definition
    (noun) goods carried by a large vehicle Definition
    (noun) an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
    Example Sentence
    • he got a load on and started a brawl
    Definition
    (noun) the power output of a generator or power plant Definition
    (noun) an onerous or difficult concern
    Synonyms : burden , encumbrance , incumbrance , onus
    Example Sentence
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind
    Definition
    (noun) a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
    Synonyms : lode
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Definition
    (noun) electrical device to which electrical power is delivered Definition
    (verb) fill or place a load on
    Synonyms : lade , laden , load up
    Example Sentence
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay
    Definition
    (verb) provide (a device) with something necessary
    Synonyms : charge
    Example Sentence
    • He loaded his gun carefully
    • load the camera
    Definition
    (verb) transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory Definition
    (verb) put (something) on a structure or conveyance
    Example Sentence
    • load the bags onto the trucks
    Definition
    (verb) corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    Synonyms : adulterate , debase , dilute , stretch
    Example Sentence
    • adulterate liquor
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