load

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noun
ADJECTIVE
heavy, light

He has a heavy teaching load this year.

full

The plane took off with a full load.

maximum, peak (AmE)

Maximum load, including passengers, is 800 pounds.

a peak load of about 11.5 GW

high

Many companies are burdened by high debt loads.

VERB + LOAD
bear, carry, shoulder
haul

They haul loads of produce to market.

handle

The airline simply couldn't handle the passenger load.

lessen, lighten, reduce, share, spread

We're trying to spread the load by employing more staff.

drop, dump, shed (BrE)

A lorry has shed its load on the the A77 near Ballantrae.

PREPOSITION
under its, etc. load

The table creaked under its heavy load.

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verb
Load is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑page
Load is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ammunition, ↑barge, ↑basket, ↑boat, ↑bullet, ↑camera, ↑cannon, ↑cargo, ↑cart, ↑clip, ↑crate, ↑disc, ↑dishwasher, ↑file, ↑film, ↑gun, ↑luggage, ↑module, ↑page, ↑pistol, ↑program, ↑revolver, ↑rifle, ↑shell, ↑ship, ↑shotgun, ↑trailer, ↑trolley, ↑truck, ↑trunk, ↑van, ↑washing machine, ↑weapon

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  • Load — Студийный альбом Metallica …   Википедия

  • Load — (l[=o]d), n. [OE. lode load, way; properly the same word as lode, but confused with lade, load, v. See {Lade}, {Lead}, v., {Lode}.] 1. A burden; that which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; that which is borne or sustained; a weight;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Load — may refer to:*Structural load, forces which are applied to a structure *Cargo, Freight, or Lading *The load of a mutual fund (see Mutual fund fees and expenses) *The load of an insurance contract, defined as the percent increase of the expected… …   Wikipedia

  • load — [lōd] n. [ME lode < OE lad, a course, way, journey < Gmc * laidō, way < IE base * leit(h) , to go, leave > LEAD1, ON litha, Goth galeithan, to go: sense infl. by ME laden, LADE] 1. something carried or to be carried at one time or in… …   English World dictionary

  • load# — load n Load, burden, freight, cargo, lading are comparable when they mean something which is carried, conveyed, or transported from one place to another. Load is the most comprehensive of these terms, being applicable to whatever is carried (as… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Load — 〈[loʊd] f. 10; umg.〉 Dosis eines Rauschmittels [engl., „Ladung“] * * * Load   [ləʊd »Last«] die, / s, alte britische Einheit für unterschiedliche Größen: 1) Zähleinheit, z. B. 1 Load Heringe = 14 440 Stück; 2) Masseneinheit für Stroh u. a., z. B …   Universal-Lexikon

  • load — ► NOUN 1) a heavy or bulky thing being or about to be carried. 2) a weight or source of pressure. 3) the total number or amount carried in a vehicle or container. 4) (a load/loads of) informal a lot of. 5) the amount of work to be done by a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Load — Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • load up on — ˌload ˈup on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they load up on he/she/it loads up on present participle loading up on past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • load — n: an amount added (as to the price of a security or the net premium in insurance) to represent selling expense and profit to the distributor compare no load Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. load …   Law dictionary

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