- the power delivered by a generator, motor, power station, or transformer.
- a device that receives power.
verb (used with object)
- 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.
verb (used without object)
Words nearby load
Idioms for load
- to look at; notice; observe.
- to listen to with interest: Did you get a load of what she said?
Origin of load
SYNONYMS FOR load
OTHER WORDS FROM loadload·less, adjectivere·load, noun, verbun·der·load, verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH loadload lode
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Examples from the Web for loads
In turn, always happy to save money, corporate America will no doubt reward Republicans with loads of campaign cash.
Can you make it in a wide-open market in which consumers have loads of options?Yes We Can Still Market: Why U.S. Brands Remain World’s Most Valuable|Daniel Gross|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is also a photo of a man sitting with a pistol in his lap as he loads an AK-47.What’s More Obscene Than Rihanna’s Boobs? Instagram’s Kids With Guns|Michael Daly|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And loads of top faculty around the country—loads—make more than Krugman will.
Five hours and loads of frustration later, the bewildered psychologist gave up.
And that night I drew out the loads of chicken shot from my gun and reloaded it with buckshot.Vandemark's Folly|Herbert Quick
We returned to the loads, and, having picked them up, made a course to the east to intercept the other men.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
The Uinkarets threw down their loads and squatted glum and silent.A Canyon Voyage|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
They brought the cauldron and the loads of wood, and very soon the King was boiling away.The Blue Fairy Book|Various
Thus they "packed" the goods over the portage, their heads sustaining the loads, and their backs merely steadying them.On Canada's Frontier|Julian Ralph
British Dictionary definitions for loads (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for loads (2 of 2)
- 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
verb (mainly tr)
- to add weights to dice in order to bias them
- to arrange to have a favourable or unfavourable position
Word Origin for load
Medicine definitions for loads
Science definitions for loads
Idioms and Phrases with loads
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