American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To load too heavily.
- n. An excessive load.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To load with too heavy a burden or cargo; overburden; over-charge.
- n. An excessive load; a too heavy load.
- v. transitive to load excessively
- v. transitive to provide too much power to a circuit
- v. transitive (computer science) to create different functions for the same name, to be used in different contexts
- v. intransitive to fail due to excessive load
- n. An excessive load.
- n. The damage done, or the outage caused by such a load.
- n. computing, programming An overloaded version of a function.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To load or fill to excess; to load too heavily.
- n. An excessive load; the excess beyond a proper load.
- n. an excessive burden
- v. place too much a load on
- v. become overloaded
- n. an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
- v. fill to excess so that function is impaired
- From over- + load. (Wiktionary)
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