- 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
How to use load in a sentence
Police found 25 spent cartridges, meaning the 20-bullet magazine gun had to be reloaded once to continue the killing.
They also reloaded, buying bullets at a Walmart as if they were preparing to go down in a blaze of gunfire.
It was the first calamity to be constantly reloaded, endlessly refreshed.
The killer “was all out of bullets,” Gonzalez testified, so he reloaded as her child, Brisenia Flores, pleaded for her life.
Glover and the muleteers, steadied by this opportune reinforcement, reloaded and resumed their file-firing.Overland|John William De Forest
And lifting the rifle he had just reloaded, he sent a shot which struck a tree a considerable distance beyond the Indians.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
As he reloaded the clip of his automatic he ordered quickly.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
The later had now reloaded, and, taking deliberate aim again, fired.Popular Adventure Tales|Mayne Reid
The sledge was got up and reloaded without the loss of a single tin, and once more we breathed freely.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
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
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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