Definition of spring-loaded in English:

spring-loaded

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adjective

  • Containing a compressed or stretched spring pressing one part against another: a spring-loaded clothes peg
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    • The doors are spring-loaded so that, at the point of being halfway closed, the spring will take over and slam the door shut and hold it closed.
    • In the market I found almost everyone sold heavy, serrated, spring-loaded metal rattraps.
    • This knife was like a switchblade, except that the blade was spring-loaded to shoot straight out of the handle and lock when you pressed the release button, rather than opening sideways.

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