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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun loading:

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Definition of the noun loading

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noun - plural: loadings

  1. weight to be borne or conveyed
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of loading: burden / load
    • more generic word: weight = an artifact that is heavy
    • more specific terms:
      • burthen = a variant of `burden'
      • dead load = a constant load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) due to the weight of the supported structure itself
      • live load / superload = a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
      • millstone = any load that is difficult to carry
      • overburden / overload = an excessive burden
      • overload = an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  2. a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of loading: load
    • more generic term: indefinite quantity = an estimated quantity
    • more specific word: trainload = quantity that can be carried by a train
  3. the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • more generic word: ratio = the relative magnitudes of two quantities
    • more specific terms:
      • power loading = the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its engine power
      • span loading = the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its wingspan
      • wing loading = the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its wing area
  4. goods carried by a large vehicle
  5. the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
    • example: the loading took 2 hours
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • antonym: unloading
    • more generic word: handling = manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something

Alternative definition of the noun loading

noun

  1. The action of the verb 'to load'.
  2. A load, especially in the engineering and electrical engineering senses of force exerted, or electrical current or power supplied.

Specialised definition of the noun loading

Glossary of sports / bobsleighing

the process of getting the driver and crew or brakeman into the sled

Music

  1. "Loading" is a musical album of Smash Hit Combo.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  2. "Loading" a.k.a. "Loading…" is a musical album of Another Species.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  3. "Loading" a.k.a. "Loading…" is a musical album of Tool Silence.

Miscellanea

Loading: Завантаження, або навантаження — один із процесів, які здійснюються на навантажувальному пункті, який включає в себе переміщення вантажу з місця розробки, виготовлення на виробництві або з місця зберігання, чи комплектація на складі до безпосереднього наповнення, або постановки на транспортний засіб з оформленням відповідних документів.

Phrases with Loading

Phrases starting with the word Loading:

  1. loading area
  2. loading dock
  3. loading zone
  4. Loading Space
  5. Loading screen

Phrases ending with the word Loading:

  1. self-loading
  2. span loading
  3. wing loading
  4. carbo loading
  5. power loading
  6. breech-loading
  7. muzzle-loading
  8. carbohydrate loading

Other phrase containing the word Loading:

  1. Slot-Loading Disc Drive

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Loading

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Google previewS Poetry (1998)

by Patrick Burns

Static loading means that you combine the executable as it stands with additional code and get a new (larger) executable.

Google previewTheorem Proving in Higher Order Logics (2004)

17th International Conference, TPHOLS 2004, Park City, Utah, USA, September 14-17, 2004, Proceedings by Konrad Slind, Annette Bunker, Ganesh C. Gopalakrishnan

Dynamic class loading is an important feature of the Java virtual machine. It is the underlying mechanism that supports installing software components at runtime. However, it is also complex. Improperly written class loaders could undermine ...

Google previewConfigurational Forces as Basic Concepts of Continuum Physics (1999)

by Morton E. Gurtin

Subcritical loading is then a necessary condition for a crack to remain stationary; supercritical loading is a necessary condition for crack propagation; and critical loading is a necessary condition for crack initiation. The next theorem, a direct ...

Google previewComputational Structural Engineering (2009)

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computational Structural Engineering, held in Shanghai, China, June 22–24, 2009 by Yong Yuan, Junzhi Cui, Herbert A. Mang

The building's progressive collapse due to blast loading is the main issue that can kill most of the persons in the building.

Google previewProtective Relay Principles (2009)

by Anthony M. Sleva

Transmissionline steady-state loading is a function of many variables, including ...

Google previewHandbook of Petroleum Processing (2006)

by David S. J. Jones, Peter R. Pujadó

If diffusion limitations arenegligible, denseloadingisdesirableinordertomaximizethereactionrateperunit reactor volume . This is often the case in hydrotreating reactors. The other advantage of dense loading is that it orients the catalyst particles ...

Google previewThe ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling (2015)

by American Counseling Association

More speciically, factor loading is the term used to describe the percent of the variance of a speciic variable explained by a derived factor. In any application of factor analysis, the individual variables under study will vary in terms of the strength ...

Google previewFiber Bragg Gratings (2009)

by Raman Kashyap

Another feature of hydrogen loading is the increased loss at wavelengths less than 1 mm after UV exposure of hydrogen-loaded fibers. The loss has a wavelength dependence at < 0.95 mm ...

Google previewFatigue of Structures and Materials (2008)

by J. Schijve

But is was also explained why accurate predictions are problematic , especially for the crack initiation life, while VA loading is an additional problem.

Google previewPorous Models for Wave-seabed Interactions (2012)

by Dong-Sheng Jeng

However, since the wave loading is a two- dimensional dynamic loading, which includes accelerations due to pore fluid and ...

Google previewComposite Materials (1986)

Fatigue and Fracture : a Symposium Sponsored by ASTM Committee D-30 on High Modulus Fibers and Their Composites, Dallas, TX, 24-25 Oct. 1984 by H. Thomas Hahn

laminates under static as well as fatigue loading is the development of cross-ply cracks.

Google previewSupply Chain and Transportation Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

LOADING AND UNLOADING In domestic shipping, a service usually performed by the shipper and consignee in carload lots and by the carrier in less- thancarload quantities. In marine shipping, a service performed by stevedores and called ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1993)

Volume 43 - Process Control: Feedback Simulation to Process Optimization by John J. McKetta Jr

Labor Loading Charts With schedule information from the Gantt charts and with an estimate of total process engineering hours required to complete the task ( which was identified in the work breakdown meeting), you can determine the number ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

LOAD: LOADING. — To "load "a Cargo is actually to put it on board" (Hurry v. Royal Ex. Assrce, 2 B. & P. 430 : Cp, Landed). " But the Loading begins in and at the place named in the Charter-Party" (per Brett, L. J., Kay v. Field, cited Detention ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Neuromuscular Aspects of Sports Performance (2011)

by Paavo V. Komi

Loading of biological structures is predominantly related to the force applied to the tissue and the resultant strain within the tissue. When the force applied to a tissue is related to the load-bearing tissue area, mechanical stress as the force per ...

Google previewFocal Illustrated Dictionary of Telecommunications (2013)

by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda

Also called idle byte and the process of idle cell insertion is often referred to as idle channel loading. idle channel: A transmission channel which is not carrying any information, although it is ready for use and may be carrying idle characters.

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Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
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Scrabble value of L1O1A1D2I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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