Consume a large amount of carbohydrate food, as in Karen began carbo loading three days before the road race. This term, a clipping of “carbohydrate loading,” originated among marathon runners, who were advised to build up their strength before a race by eating quantities of foods like spaghetti. [1970s]
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Words nearby carbo load
Example sentences from the Web for carbo load
He also was working to recruit Castro as a driver for a drug load.
“JSwipe is currently under heavy load,” flashed across the screen, one night as a friend and I looked at it.
Today, the quaint spectacle of a stage-managed fairy-tale celebration strikes many of us as a load of garbage.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would load his chair with groceries and other purchases, once a 30-roll package of toilet paper.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Biden made many visits to Baghdad and no doubt get fed a load of bull about inclusion on each one.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Longcluse looked animated—smiling; but a stupendous load lay on his heart.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He had come down after the wagon load, which had to be pitched on again rather more deliberately.
Thus a straw rope enclosing twenty or more eggs, well protected, was made and thrown over the top of the load.
A most comical sight was the cook, perched on top of his load of pans, pots, and potatoes.