- 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)
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
synonym study 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
Words nearby load
Example sentences from the Web for reloading
But we knew from the get-go that the show was a serialized drama, reloading with an all-new cast and plot each season.Investigating ‘True Detective’ Season 2: Everything We Know (So Far) About the HBO Potboiler|Marlow Stern|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Washington pointed to Brown, who was kneeling beside him reloading his carbine, and said, “This is Osawatomie.”When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union|Michael Korda|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police describe a moment that then came when Tamerlan either ran out for ammo or fumbled while reloading.
Henry followed his comrades, reloading his own rifle, also, but he stayed behind.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
"We are making it hot for them," cried the owner of the hut, reloading his musket.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
The startled Blackfeet in the midst of it all heard the click that indicated the reloading of the guns of their enemies.Scouting with Kit Carson|Everett T. Tomlinson
Maybe he was trying to take out another shell, but he could have been reloading it or something.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
But we merely fired it to demonstrate the results from rapidly firing the weapon, reloading the gun and so on, in a limited time.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for reloading
- 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
Medical definitions for reloading
Scientific definitions for reloading
Idioms and Phrases with reloading
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