A heavy or bulky thing that is being carried or is about to be carried
A lot of (often used to express one’s disapproval or dislike of something)
he has a load to deliver
(Of shares in a mutual fund) sold without a commission being charged at the time of sale
The intrinsic weight of a structure or vehicle, excluding the weight of passengers or goods
To carry (a load) on one's head; = head-carry.
The weight of people or goods in a building or vehicle
Another term for Plimsoll line.
As much as can be carried in a pack.
A load that is carried as part of a larger load.
The maximum of electrical power demand
A load which leaves the required margin of security against causing breakage or injury to a structure.
The force on a structure arising from the impact of wind on it
Consume a large quantity of carbohydrates, especially in order to increase stores of glycogen in the muscles before taking part in a sporting event
Distribute or allocate (costs, effort, etc.) unevenly, with the greater proportion at the beginning of an enterprise or process
The maximum load that a structure can carry under particular conditions without suffering damage; specifically that of an aircraft.
The ratio of the average or actual amount of some quantity and the maximum possible or permissible
A load that acts at a single point.
Total electrical power delivered or required, especially for purposes other than lighting.
A load which a structure must be able to bear without exceeding specified limits of deformation.
As much as a table can hold; (hence) a large quantity.
The load able to be carried by an aircraft in addition to its own weight
A measurement of the amount of a virus in an organism, typically in the bloodstream, usually stated in virus particles per milliliter
The deduction of commission fees and expenses from mutual fund shares at the time of purchase
The presence of unfavorable genetic material in the genes of a population
(Especially of a wall) supporting much of the weight of the overlying parts of a building or other structure
Action to reduce the load on something, especially the interruption of an electricity supply to avoid excessive load on the generating plant
The maximum load that a machine or other structure is designed to bear during normal operation
The effects of chronic or repeated exposure to stressful environmental challenges.
An operating technique in which the loading and execution of a program form one continuous process; usually attributive.
The load on a structure resulting from the structure's own weight.
(Of the team at bat) fill all three bases with runners; (of a pitcher) allow all three bases to be occupied by runners
The weight of water displaced by a ship when laden
The load factor corresponding to the limit load of an aircraft.
Used to draw attention to someone or something
(Especially of a wall) that does not support (or is not designed to support) a structural load.
A pricing system in which customers or passengers using a utility or service at a time of peak load are charged more than those using it off-peak.
Take, buy, or consume a large amount of
Supply someone or something with (something) in overwhelming abundance or to excess
Sit or lie down
(Of a person) stupid; crazy
Bring someone relief from anxiety
A large number or amount of something
A group of people travelling in a bus
The number of people that can travel in an automobile
Unload (a cargo)
An amount of people or things that can be carried in one van
The permanent minimum load that a power supply system is required to deliver