HyperDic: load

English > 14 senses of the word load:
NOUNartifactload, loading, burdenweight to be borne or conveyed
quantityload, loadinga quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
artifactload, cargo, lading, freight, loading, payload, shipment, consignmentgoods carried by a large vehicle
quantityloadan amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
phenomenonloadthe power output of a generator or power plant
cognitionload, burden, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusan onerous or difficult concern
phenomenonload, lodea deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
artifactload, warhead, payloadthe front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
artifactloadelectrical device to which electrical power is delivered
VERBcontactload, lade, laden, load upfill or place a load on
contactload, chargeprovide (a device) with something necessary
possessionloadtransfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
contactloadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
changeload, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debasecorrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
load > pronunciation
Soundslow'd
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > load: 14 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningweight to be borne or conveyed.
Synonymsloading, burden
NarrowerburthenA variant of 'burden'
dead loadA constant load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) due to the weight of the supported structure itself
live load, superloadA variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
millstoneAny load that is difficult to carry
overload, overburdenAn excessive burden
overloadAn electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
BroaderweightAn artifact that is heavy
Spanishcarga
Catalancàrrega
Verbsloadfill or place a load on
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
English > load: 14 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA quantity that can be processed or transported at one time.
Example"the system broke down under excessive loads"
Synonymloading
NarrowertrainloadQuantity that can be carried by a train
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishcargamento, carga
Catalancàrrega
English > load: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningGoods carried by a large vehicle.
Synonymscargo, lading, freight, loading, payload, shipment, consignment
Broadermerchandise, ware, productcommodities offered for sale
Spanishcarga de pago, cargamento, carga, carguío, envío, flete, partida, remesa
Catalancarregament, càrrega, enviament, remesa, tramesa
Verbsloadfill or place a load on
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
English > load: 14 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningAn amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate.
Example"he got a load on and started a brawl"
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > load: 14 senses > noun 5, phenomenon
MeaningThe power output of a generator or power plant.
Broaderelectrical power, electric power, wattageThe product of voltage and current
Spanishcarga
Catalancàrrega
English > load: 14 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningAn onerous or difficult concern.
Example "that's a load off my mind"
Synonymsburden, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus
Narrowerdead weightAn oppressive encumbrance
fardelA burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)
impositionAn uncalled-for burden
pillSomething unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured
Broaderconcern, worry, headache, vexationSomething or someone that causes anxiety
Spanishcarga, peso, preocupación
Catalancarga, càrrega, pes, preocupació
English > load: 14 senses > noun 7, phenomenon
MeaningA deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks.
Synonymlode
Narrowermother lode, champion lodeThe main vein of ore in a deposit
Broaderdeposit, sedimentation, alluviationThe phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
Spanishfilón, mena, vena, veta
Catalanfiló, vena, veta
English > load: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningThe front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents.
Synonymswarhead, payload
Part ofguided missileA rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
Narroweratomic warhead, nuclear warhead, thermonuclear warhead, nukeThe warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
BroaderexplosiveA chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
Spanishcabeza explosiva, cabeza nuclear, carga explosiva, carga, ojiva
Catalancap explosiu, ogiva
Verbsloadprovide (a device) with something necessary
English > load: 14 senses > noun 9, artifact
Meaningelectrical device to which electrical power is delivered.
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishcarga
Catalancàrrega
English > load: 14 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFill or place a load on.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey load the cart with boxes
Examples
  • "load a car"
  • "load the truck with hay"
Synonymslade, laden, load up
Narrowerbomb upLoad an aircraft with bombs
overload, surcharge, overchargeplace too much a load on
pack, load downLoad with a pack
reloadplace a new load on
stackLoad or cover with stacks
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishcargar, montar
Catalancarregar, muntar
Nounsloadweight to be borne or conveyed
loadgoods carried by a large vehicle
loadera laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
loadingthe labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
English > load: 14 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningProvide (a device) with something necessary.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "He loaded his gun carefully"
  • "load the camera"
Synonymcharge
Narrowerrecharge, reloadLoad anew
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishcargar
Nounsloadthe front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
loaderan attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game
English > load: 14 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningTransfer from a storage device to a computer's memory.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
English > load: 14 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningput (something) on a structure or conveyance.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey load the books into the box
Example"load the bags onto the trucks"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounsloadweight to be borne or conveyed
loadgoods carried by a large vehicle
loadera laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
loadingthe labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
English > load: 14 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningCorrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsadulterate, stretch, dilute, debase
Narrowersophisticate, doctor, doctor upAlter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
water downThin by adding water to
Broadercorrupt, spoilAlter from the original
Similar toextend, stretchincrease in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
Spanishadulterar, diluir
Catalanadulterar

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