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Verb: overload  'ow-vu(r),lowd
  1. Become overloaded
    "The aerator overloaded"
     
  2. Fill to excess so that function is impaired
    "Fear overloaded her mind";
    - clog
     
  3. Place too much a load on
    "don't overload the car";
    - surcharge, overcharge
Noun: overload  'ow-vu(r),lowd
  1. An electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
     
  2. An excessive burden
    - overburden

Derived forms: overloading, overloads, overloaded

Type of: burden, fill, fill up, lade [archaic], laden, load, load up, loading, make full

Encyclopedia: Overload