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Definition of "load-bearing" []

  • Able to support a load. (adjective)
  • The carrying of loads. (noun)

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Use "load-bearing" in a sentence
  • "The safest locations in your home include load-bearing interior walls or doorways during an earthquake and the basement during a tornado or nuclear emergency."
  • "This is the first bike that will exploit the Renovatio's frameless concept: The 132-cubic-inch, S&S-built engine is a load-bearing structural element, suspended like a girder between the stupendous front engine mount and rear pivot."
  • "Confederate Motors An engineering drawing of a Confederate bike's unique load-bearing engine case, left."