rated load

noun

Definition of rated load

: the load a machine is designed to carry as usually stated on the nameplate in appropriate power units (as of horsepower for motors and engines or of kilovolt amperes for alternating-current generators)

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“Rated load.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rated%20load. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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