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loading

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported
  • the accident was caused by an 18-wheeler with a loading in excess of the legal limit

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loading

verb
present participle of load

Synonyms & Antonyms of loading (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place a weight or burden on
  • students complaining that their teachers were loading them with work

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • she loaded her plate at the buffet with as much food as she could carry and with more than any sane person should eat

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The first known use of loading was in the 15th century

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“Loading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/loading. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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