There are 2 translations of load in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /ləʊd/

n

  • 1 c (cargo) carga (f); (burden) carga (f), peso (m) she felt a load had been lifted from her se sintió como si le hubieran quitado un peso de encima the airport has increased its annual passenger load el aeropuerto ha aumentado su volumen anual de pasajeros I do four loads of washing a week hago cuatro lavados or (Esp) coladas por semana I have a heavy teaching load tengo muchas horas semanales de clase the project will create a heavy administrative load el proyecto generará mucho trabajo administrativo to have a load on (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* mamado or (Col tb) jincho or (Méx tb) pedo [familiar/colloquial]
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    • If you require an estate car for carrying bulky loads, rather than heavy ones, the 1.4-litre petrol version is probably the one for you.
    • Longshoreman and other workers who must carry heavy loads, or who have their back bent for a long time can easily overstrain their backs.
    • They are usually used to haul heavy loads or carry cargoes.
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    • The debt was a heavy load on the part of the Government whose leaders were spending sleepless nights thinking about ways and means of overcoming the problem.
    • In other words, we should all individually carry what is our everyday load or responsibility, but where it becomes too heavy for us, we all join in and share the burden.
    • It concludes that since military service is a burden, moral considerations require that the load be shared as equally as possible.
  • 2 (often pl) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (much, many) cantidad (f), montón (m) [familiar/colloquial], pila (f) (AmS) [familiar/colloquial] I've done this loads of times esto lo he hecho cantidad or montones or (AmS tb) pilas de veces [familiar/colloquial] what a load of nonsense! ¡qué sarta de estupideces! the play is a load of rubbish la obra no vale nada or [familiar/colloquial] es una porquería 2.2 (as intensifier) [colloquial/familiar] I'm feeling loads o a (whole) load better now me encuentro muchísimo mejor my room's loads bigger than hers mi cuarto es muchísimo más grande que el suyo
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    • I do not support any of these commissions - I think they are a whole load of rubbish.
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    • There's loads to go through, it just takes so long to do!
    • And no there wasn't just one ticket counter there were loads.
    • Having these premises is really important for them because they'll be able to provide loads more services and be more of a resource for people.
  • 3 3.1 [Civil Eng] carga (f) maximum load 15 tons peso máximo: 15 toneladas 3.2 [Elec] carga (f) (before n) load capacity capacidad (f) (de carga)
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    • We employ a special platform to test loads on power supplies.
    • In fact, the system should be designed to permit individual modules to be taken off line for maintenance without removing the load from conditioned power.
    • Equipment was tested at maximum loads to check peak power loads and cooling capabilities.
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    • To estimate your electrical load, total the wattage of all the equipment you'll operate at one time.
    • In general you share a transformer with several neighbors; and since you share a circuit with them, their loads will affect your electrical supply.
    • Two fully independent AC and DC electrical systems are each capable of supplying all essential loads in case of failure the other system.
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    • Depending on the load, the voltage output will vary.
    • Since your main supply wires have some resistance, you will still get some flicker even when these loads are on different circuits.
    • When the current value detected by the current detector exceeds a predetermined value, power supply to the load is stopped using a breaker.
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    • Joints move and bear a load: your weight, in other words.
    • Then they pressurise the load on top of the pillar.
    • It is possible he will be asked to drop some of the weight to ease the load on his left knee, in which he tore the ACL in 1998.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of load in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 1.1 [Transp] [truck/plane] cargar* he loaded the crates into/onto the van metió or cargó las cajas en la camioneta they loaded too much work onto him lo cargaron de trabajo
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    • They ensure the right vehicles are loaded in the right order so that the ship back in Europe is downloaded as quickly and efficiently as possible.
    • Yes, I packed and loaded vehicles, ripped apart furniture, and drove from one end of town to the other and beyond.
    • Response Time is defined as the time taken from the decision to begin treatment until the winter maintenance vehicles are loaded, manned and ready to leave the compound.
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    • They also provided maintenance support at the port of Antwerp, to help repair deadlined vehicles on the spot so they could be loaded into the ships on schedule.
    • The warm beer, the necessities and souvenirs laid out in the shopping area - everything had been loaded into vehicles or onto camels and brought out for the festival.
    • We now have container security initiatives and all kinds of gizmos and ways to check what's loaded into the containers.
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    • After an internal investigation, McDonald said the company has tightened up regulations to ensure no crew members are shifting places while the vessel is loading or unloading.
    • In relation to the access from Castle Street which is two way, Mr Hearn said this led to conflict between vehicles at the Castle Street access and is often made worse by vehicles loading and unloading.
    • She sighed and slumped once more into the plastic orange chair; it was only ten minutes before the Greyhound bus started loading.
    1.2 (charge) cargar* is the camera loaded? ¿tiene rollo la cámara? the gun wasn't loaded la pistola no estaba cargada to load a gun (with bullets) cargar* un arma (con balas) to load a program (into a computer) cargar* un programa (en una computadora)
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    • In court, it was said he loaded the Derringer ‘out of curiosity’ and intended to use it on a shooting range, but never got round to it.
    • The breech permits loading the howitzer from the rear.
    • He began to load his gun, and handed out ammunition to the others.
  • 3 (bias) (usu pass) the dice are loaded los dados están cargados smokers' premiums are heavily loaded las primas que pagan los fumadores sufren muchos recargos the system was loaded in favor of the motorist el sistema favorecía a los conductores
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    • The way we are taught Shakespeare is too often loaded towards the idea that his plays are about supposedly unchanging things, like love or ambition or treachery.
    • ‘The system is heavily loaded in favour of the Americans,’ he insists.
    • The appraisal process is loaded in favour of the methodological commitments of the appraiser.

vi

  • 1.1 [Transp] cargar* loading prohibited carga y descarga prohibidas 1.2 [camera/gun/film/bullet] cargarse*
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    • This does require a little more expertise than just being able to load film into the camera.
    • Perhaps this is, in part, a lesson learned from forgetting to load film into my camera as a junior.
    • And who wants to fiddle with a camera that is so small that loading the film requires a lot of patience and pretty small fingers?

Phrasal verbs

load down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (usu pass)
to be loaded down with sth we were loaded down with parcels íbamos cargados de paquetes she seems loaded down with worry/problems parece abrumada or agobiada por las preocupaciones/los problemas

load up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [truck/ship/person] cargar* to load sth up with sth cargar* algo de algo 1.1v + adv cargar*

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Word of the day orsay
m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.