overloaded overloaded  /ˈoʊ vər ˌloʊ dɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) loaded past capacity

Usage(s):

  1. The blogosphere is overloaded with folks that write about pretty much whatever pops into their head at the keyboard.
  2. Chongqing, as a result, is a swirling cauldron of noise and smoke as buzzing motorbikes and overloaded buses strain to climb its steep hills.
  3. An example: the $23 billion water-resources bill crammed with 900 projects for the already overloaded Army Corps of Engineers.

News

  1. Budget increases could improve old sewer systems

    Many cities across the state cope with sewer system overflows when heavy rains strike, sometimes getting so overloaded during extreme weather that raw sewage spills into local rivers and streams.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The State News

  2. June 11 Bless Your Heart

    BYH DR, thanks for reporting facts. We need to know why so many criminals are allowed to roam the streets. Realizing the court system is overloaded, the public needs to be protected. Why should we be afraid to live in Pitt County? Let’s have a war on shootings, DUI and criminals in general.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Lake Savers Announces Colorado Expansion: Help is on the Way for Oxygen Starved Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs

    Success of Michigan lake restoration company offers hope to nutrient overloaded Colorado lakes and reservoirs. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10817160.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "It's important that this bill not get overloaded. I have a full agenda of things I would like to have in the package, but we have to contain the price," Pelosi said. "We made a decision, because that's where we could find our common ground."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: FoxReno.com

  2. "Confusing, overloaded or misleading labels can be more of a hindrance than a help to the consumer," said Kyprianou.
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Markos Kyprianou Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "We've got a lot of perimeter guys," Riley said. "We're overloaded in that position right now. We'll always keep our ears open, but I can't see much happening."
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Pat Riley Source: ESPN

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