Definitions for loader

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo:

    a truck with a load of watermelons.

  2. the quantity that can be or usu. is carried at one time, as in a cart.

  3. this quantity taken as a unit of measure or weight (usu. used in combination):


  4. burden:

    a tree weighed down by its load of fruit.

  5. the weight supported by a structure or part.

    Category: Civil Engineering

  6. the amount of work assigned to or to be done as by a person, team, or mechanical system.

  7. something that oppresses like a burden:

    That's a load off my mind.

  8. loads,Informal. a great quantity or number:

    loads of fun.

  9. the charge for a firearm.

    Category: Military

  10. a commission charged to buyers of mutual-fund shares.

    Category: Business

  11. any of the unmoving and unvarying forces that a structure is designed to oppose, as stress from wind or earthquake.

    Category: Civil Engineering, Mechanics

  12. the power delivered by a generator, motor, power station, or transformer. a device that receives power.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  13. the external resistance overcome by an engine, dynamo, or the like, under given conditions, measured and expressed in terms of the power required.

    Category: Mechanics

  14. Slang. a sufficient amount of liquor drunk to cause intoxication:

    He's got a load on tonight.

  15. (v.t.)to put a load on or in; fill:

    to load a ship.

  16. to supply abundantly, lavishly, or excessively with something (often fol. by down):

    They loaded us down with gifts.

  17. to weigh down, burden, or oppress (often fol. by down):

    to load oneself down with obligations.

  18. to insert a charge, projectile, etc., into (a firearm).

    Category: Military

  19. to place (film, tape, etc.) into a camera or other device.

    Category: Photography

  20. to place film, tape, etc., into (a camera or other device).

    Category: Photography

  21. to take on as a load:

    a ship loading coal.

  22. to add to the weight of, sometimes fraudulently:

    The silver candlesticks were loaded with lead.

  23. to increase (the net premium of an insurance policy) by adding charges, as for expenses.

    Category: Business

  24. to overcharge (a word, expression, etc.) with extraneous values of emotion, sentiment, or the like.

  25. to add additional or prejudicial meaning to (a statement, question, etc.):

    The attorney kept loading his questions in the hope of getting the reply he wanted.

    Category: Business

  26. Baseball. to have or put runners at (first, second, and third bases):

    to load the bases with two out in the eighth inning.

    Category: Sport

  27. to bring (a program or data) into a computer's RAM, as from a disk, so as to make it available for processing. to place (an input/output medium) into an appropriate device, as by inserting a disk into a disk drive.

    Category: Computers

  28. to add (a power-absorbing device) to an electric circuit.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  29. (v.i.)to put on or take on a load, as of passengers or goods:

    All trucks load at the platform.

  30. to load a firearm.

    Category: Military

  31. to enter a conveyance:

    The students loaded quickly into the buses.

  32. to become filled or occupied.

  33. (adv.)loads,Informal. very much.

Idioms for load:

  1. get a load of, Slang. to look at or listen to.

    Category: Idiom, Status (usage)

Origin of load:

bef. 1000; ME lode (n.)


Princeton's WordNet

  1. stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumper(noun)

    a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

  2. loader(noun)

    an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game


  1. loader(Noun)

    Agent noun of load; a person or device that loads.

  2. loader(Noun)

    A program that prepares other programs for execution.

  3. Origin: to load + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loader(noun)

    one who, or that which, loads; a mechanical contrivance for loading, as a gun


  1. Loader

    A loader is a heavy equipment machine used in construction and sidewalk maintenance to move aside or load materials such as asphalt, demolition debris, dirt, snow, feed, gravel, logs, raw minerals, recycled material, rock, sand, woodchips, etc. into or onto another type of machinery.

Anagrams of loader

  1. Laredo

  2. ordeal

  3. reload


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