- the power delivered by a generator, motor, power station, or transformer.
- a device that receives power.
- to place a large amount of pigment on (a brush).
- to apply a thick layer of pigment to (a canvas).
- (of metal being deep-drawn) to become welded to (the drawing tool).
- (of material being ground) to fill the depressions in the surface of (a grinding wheel).
- (in powder metallurgy) to fill the cavity of (a die).
- to bring (a program or data) into main storage from external or auxiliary storage.
- to place (an input/output medium) into an appropriate device, as by inserting a disk into a disk drive.
OTHER WORDS FOR load
Idioms about load
- to look at; notice; observe.
- to listen to with interest: Did you get a load of what she said?
Origin of load
synonym study for load
OTHER WORDS FROM loadloadless, adjectivere·load, noun, verbun·der·load, verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH loadload , lode
Words nearby load
How to use load in a sentence
We’ve arrived sans luggage but with loads of curiosity as to how the night will progress.Now that’s room service: What it’s like to check into a hotel just for dinner|Tom Sietsema|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Twice a week, the retired veterinary pathologist picks up half-ton loads of donated groceries from the Trader Joe’s in his neighborhood, then delivers the food to two charities for distribution.
If your job requires you to spend many hours at your desk, then perhaps you may sacrifice the look of a chic, smaller chair and go for a larger ergonomic model that gives you loads of support.
You can count me in for pretty much any dish with “loaded” and “potato” in its name.Chili-tinged sweet potatoes are loaded in all the right ways - flavor, nutrition and satisfaction|Ellie Krieger|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
In the office, that pressure wouldn’t be so intense because you’d be around loads of people who are doing the work with you.‘Chronically understaffed’: Confessions of an agency exec on the cost of online advertising’s Covid growth|Seb Joseph|February 11, 2021|Digiday
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.
British Dictionary definitions for load
- the usual amount borne or conveyed
- (in combination)a carload
- a device that receives or dissipates the power from an amplifier, oscillator, generator, or some other source of signals
- the power delivered by a machine, generator, circuit, etc
- to add weights to dice in order to bias them
- to arrange to have a favourable or unfavourable position
Word Origin for load
Medical definitions for load
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Other Idioms and Phrases with load
In addition to the idioms beginning with load
- loaded for bear
- loaded question
- load off one's feet
- load off one's mind, a
- load the dice
- bricks shy of a load
- carbo load
- get a load of
- take the load off