spring-load

verb
\ ˈspriŋ-ˈlōd How to pronounce spring-load (audio) \
spring-loaded; spring-loading; spring-loads

Definition of spring-load

transitive verb

: to load or secure by means of spring tension or compression

First Known Use of spring-load

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Spring-load.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring-load. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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