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Noun: load  lowd
  1. Weight to be borne or conveyed
    - loading, burden
  2. A quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    "the system broke down under excessive loads";
    - loading
  3. Goods carried by a large vehicle
    - cargo, lading, freight, loading, payload, shipment, consignment
  4. An amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
    "he got a load on and started a brawl"
  5. The power output of a generator or power plant
  6. An onerous or difficult concern
    "that's a load off my mind";
    - burden, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus
  7. A deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
    - lode
  8. The front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    - warhead, payload
  9. Electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
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

Sounds like: literal, littoload, lode, l

Derived forms: loaded, loads, loading

Type of: alluviation, concern, corrupt, deposit, electric power, electrical device, electrical power, explosive, fill, fill up, headache, indefinite quantity, lay, merchandise, place, pose, position, product, put, sedimentation, set, spoil, transfer, vexation, ware, wattage, weight, worry

Part of: guided missile

Encyclopedia: Load, Kentucky