- n weight to be borne or conveyed
- n a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
- n the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift
- n goods carried by a large vehicle
- n the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
the loading took 2 hours
- v fill or place a load on
- v provide (a device) with something necessary
- v transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
- v put (something) on a structure or conveyance
- v corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
- Then, while mail is loading, I do more.
- When they're clean, dry your clothes the natural way, by hanging them on a line rather than loading them in a dryer.
- Another kind of cart carries passengers from check-in counters to aircraft loading areas at Tampa's shiny new $80 million terminal.
- Charlie Manuel in Philadelphia Inquirer
He looks real relaxed at the plate,manager Charlie Manuel said. "From a mechanics standpoint, he's loading up good and staying on the ball. When he's staying on the ball, he makes more consistent contact."
- Anthony Weiner in Bridgewater Courier News
You go stand in front of the Shinnecock Reservation on Long Island, in the Hamptons, and you can see people loading boxes and boxes and cases into their trucks,Weiner said.
- Newt Gingrich in Washington Post
My message, I think, is that the evidence is sufficient that we should move toward the most effective possible steps to reduce carbon loading in the atmosphere,Gingrich replied.