carbo–load

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verb car·bo–load \ˈkär-bō-ˌlōd\

Definition of carbo–load

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to consume a large amount of carbohydrates through food intake usually in order to improve performance in an upcoming athletic event (such as a marathon)

Origin and Etymology of carbo–load

carbo


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carbo–load

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intransitive verb car·bo–load \ˈkär-ˌbō-ˈlōd\

Medical Definition of carbo–load

  1. :  to consume foods high in carbohydrates especially in preparation for an activity (such as distance running) that requires long-lasting energy and endurance

carbo–loader

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carbo–loading

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