loading

noun load·ing \ ˈlō-diŋ \
Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of loading

1 : a cargo, weight, or stress placed on something
2 : load 12
3 : material used to load something : filler

Examples of loading in a Sentence

  1. the accident was caused by an 18-wheeler with a loading in excess of the legal limit

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First Known Use of loading

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Medical Dictionary

loading

noun load·ing

medical Definition of loading

1 a : the amount or degree to which something is or can be loaded
b : administration of a factor or substance to the body or a bodily system in sufficient quantity to test capacity to deal with it
2 : the relative contribution of each component factor in a psychological test or in an experimental, clinical, or social situation


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