working load


Definition of working load

: the maximum load that a rope or structural member or machine is designed to bear

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First Known Use of working load

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for working load

working, gerund of work entry 3

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“Working load.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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