"loading" in the noun sense
1. load, loading, burden
weight to be borne or conveyed
2. load, loading
a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
"the system broke down under excessive loads"
the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift
4. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment
goods carried by a large vehicle
the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
"the loading took 2 hours"
"loading" in the verb sense
1. load, lade, laden, load up
fill or place a load on
"load a car"
"load the truck with hay"
2. load, charge
provide (a device) with something necessary
"He loaded his gun carefully"
"load the camera"
transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
put (something) on a structure or conveyance
"load the bags onto the trucks"
5. load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
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