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Definition of "loading" []

  • A weight placed on something else; a burden. (noun)
  • A substance added to something else; a filler. (noun)
  • An addition to an insurance premium. (noun)
  • Electricity The addition of inductance to a transmission line to improve its transmission characteristics. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loading" in a sentence
  • "It is traditional to pay $20 Pesos which includes a tip for the driver and, as they are always helpful in loading and unloading one´s groceries, the tab for that service might call for another three pesos or so."
  • "The glaring contradiction posed by the obviously symmetrical carbon dioxide concentrations in both hemispheres while the anthropogenic loading is primarily in the North."
  • ""Well, Shorty, you and Mr Smoke had better begin loading the boat.""