Definition of preload
: to load in advance and especially at a time removed from that of use preloaded software
Recent Examples of preload from the Web
As of July, the EC was also conducting two other major investigations, including one that looks at whether contracts that oblige Android device makers to preload Google’s apps are anticompetitive.
To remove any lash in the driveline and to preload the driveshaft and trans with torque, inch up to the line a bit while still holding the brakes.
Instead of a single version of Android for all phones, there are various customizations made by hardware makers and apps preloaded by manufacturers and carriers.
Super Nintendo is hitting stores again this fall, preloaded with vintage games.
The system comes preloaded with more than 20 games, including memorable hits like Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
That includes the car’s entertainment and navigation systems, preloaded music and mapping apps, tire-pressure sensors, even older entry points like a CD drive.
Preloaded with more than 40,000 courses from around the world (and promising lifetime updates), wearers can access full-color course view mapping directly from their wrists.
Choi preloads the reservoir with bacteria and freeze-dries them.
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Medical Definition of preload
: the stretched condition of the heart muscle at the end of diastole just before contraction
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