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  • n  weight to be borne or conveyed
  • n  a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    the system broke down under excessive loads
  • n  goods carried by a large vehicle
  • n  an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
    he got a load on and started a brawl
  • n  the power output of a generator or power plant
  • n  an onerous or difficult concern
    that's a load off my mind
  • n  a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
  • n  the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
  • n  electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
  • v  fill or place a load on
    load a car
    load the truck with hay
  • v  provide (a device) with something necessary
    He loaded his gun carefully
    load the camera
  • v  transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
  • v  put (something) on a structure or conveyance
    load the bags onto the trucks
  • v  corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

  • A new study shows that parents don't consider kids to have that big of a homework load.
  • Spooked by the success of premium small cars from Mercedes-Benz, GM elected to rebadge its awful mass-market J-platform sedans, load them up with chintzy fabrics and accessories .
  • Last year three no-load funds ranked one-two-three in growth among all the 526 funds rated by Manhattan's Arthur Lipper Corp.
News & Articles

  • Lost load causes crash near Nob Hill interchange
    Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:17:53 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — A Yakima pickup driver who stopped to retrieve a lost load this afternoon caused a three-vehicle collision that injured three people and brought Interstate 82 traffic to a standstill. Jose Castaneda, 33, was heading east when he pulled ove...
    June 12, 2013 - Yakima Herald-Republic
  • Due to the ever increasing work-load,
    Due to the ever increasing work-load, Oak Ridge Metal Works is looking for a qualified Sheet Metal Fabricator that fabricates sheet metal parts from shop drawings using shears, rolls, press brakes, punch presses, & other sheet metal equipment.
    June 12, 2013 - The Daily Reflector
  • Load limits lifted on most North Dakota highways
    Load restrictions have been lifted on most North Dakota highways.
    June 10, 2013 - KXMA-TV Dickinson

  • President Bush in New York Times
    The temptation,Mr. Bush said, "will be to load up the bill. That would delay it or derail it, and neither option is acceptable."
  • Billy Graham in CNN International
    Ruth was my life partner, and we were called by God as a team,Billy Graham said in a statement. "No one else could have borne the load that she carried. She was a vital and integral part of our ministry, and my work through the years would...

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