Definitions for loadingˈloʊ dɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of one that loads.
that with which something is loaded; burden, or charge.
the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to engine power, wing span, or wing area.
an addition to the net premium of an insurance policy, to cover expenses and allow a margin for contingencies and profit.
Origin of loading:
load, loading, burden(noun)
weight to be borne or conveyed
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
cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)
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"
The action of the verb to load.
A load, especially in the engineering and electrical engineering senses of force exerted, or electrical current or power supplied.
the act of putting a load on or into
a load; cargo; burden
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The process of putting personnel, materiel, supplies and other freight on board ships, aircraft, trains, road vehicles, or other means of conveyance. See also embarkation.