preload


pre·load

verb \ˈprē-ˌlōd\

Definition of PRELOAD

transitive verb
:  to load in advance and especially at a time removed from that of use <preloaded software>

First Known Use of PRELOAD

1945

pre·load

noun \-ˈlōd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRELOAD

: the stretched condition of the heart muscle at the end of diastole just before contraction

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