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loading US English

The application of a mechanical load or force to something

load US English

Put a load or large amount of something on or in (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.)

loading bay US English

A bay or recess in a building where vehicles are loaded and unloaded

leave loading US English

A bonus payment to an employee when annual leave is taken

loading coil US English

A coil used to provide additional inductance in an electric circuit in order to reduce distortion and attenuation of transmitted signals or to reduce the resonant frequency of an aerial

loading gauge US English

The maximum permitted height and width for rolling stock on a railway

self-loading US English

(Especially of a gun) loading automatically

loading shovel US English

A vehicle with a power-operated shovel for scooping up material and carrying it short distances

loading dock in dock1 US English

A platform for loading or unloading trucks or freight trains

offload US English

Unload (a cargo)

preload US English

Load beforehand

wind load US English

The force on a structure arising from the impact of wind on it

wind loading in wind load US English

The force on a structure arising from the impact of wind on it

carbo-load US English

Eat large amounts of carbohydrates, as in preparation for athletic endurance

front-load US English

Distribute or allocate (costs, effort, etc.) unevenly, with the greater proportion at the beginning of an enterprise or process