peak load

noun

Definition of peak load

: the maximum load carried during a given period (as by a railroad, telegraph line, power plant, pumping station) the person who uses the highways only on such days as … Labor Day makes a marginal contribution to the peak load— W. H. Anderson

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“Peak load.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peak%20load. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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