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Noun: loading  low-ding
  1. Weight to be borne or conveyed
    - load, burden
     
  2. A quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    - load
     
  3. The ratio of the gross weight of an aeroplane to some factor determining its lift
     
  4. Goods carried by a large vehicle
    - cargo, lading, freight, load, payload, shipment, consignment
     
  5. The labour of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
    "the loading took 2 hours"
Verb: load  lowd
  1. Fill or place a load on
    "load the truck with hay"; "load a car";
    - lade [archaic], laden, load up
     
  2. Provide (a device) with something necessary
    "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera";
    - charge
     
  3. (computing) transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
     
  4. Put (something) on a structure or conveyance
    "load the bags onto the trucks"
     
  5. Corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    - adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase

Derived forms: loadings

Type of: corrupt, fill, fill up, handling, indefinite quantity, lay, make full, merchandise, place, pose, position, product, put, ratio, set, spoil, transfer, ware, weight

Antonym: unloading

Encyclopedia: Loading

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