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- n. A mechanical device that loads ordnance into weapons such as tanks and artillery that would otherwise be loaded by a dedicated crew.
- n. A mechanical device that automatically loads storage media (such as tapes or disks) into the device that can read them.
- n. a semi-automatic firearm
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- n. a firearm that reloads itself
auto- + loader (Wiktionary)