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Dictionary definition for: Load

1. (n) weight to be borne or conveyed

2. (v) fill or place a load on; "load a car" "load the truck with hay"

3. (n) a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"

4. (v) provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"

5. (n) goods carried by a large vehicle

6. (v) put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks"

7. (n) an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"

8. (n) the power output of a generator or power plant

9. (n) an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility" "that''s a load off my mind"

10. (n) a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

11. (n) the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents

12. (n) electrical device to which electrical power is delivered

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