Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overload.
  • adj. loaded too heavily
  • adj. of a word, having multiple meanings depending on context
  • adj. of a name, used for more than one variable or procedure etc; differentiated by the compiler based on context

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  • adj. loaded past capacity

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Examples

  • The only reason most of them are overloaded is because education is, in fact, secondary to the other aspects of their life.

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  • Before NAFTA, cocaine was carried in overloaded Cessnas across the Caribbean, a risky and expensive trip.

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  • Within days my server overloaded from the traffic it was receiving.

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  • I can load the control without error if I call the overloaded LoadControl function and if I pass in Nothing as the Object () parameter (so I know it can find it by type and call the default constructor).

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  • Rob Streck, who runs the dispatch center, said the calls overloaded the transfer boxes which accept incoming 911 calls and then route to dispatchers.

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  • Also, to be fair, a lot of these teachers and principles are just overloaded, which is why, going back to what Anne Jolly said, one of the reasons that Secretary Riley's worked so hard in this Goals

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  • "However we also realise the fragility of the cellphone network and, in particular, the possibility that it may become overloaded, which is why the emergency text alert system will be just one tool of many that WEMO will use to raise the alarm."

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  • The Problem: I am getting an error when calling the overloaded LoadControl method in my attempt to call the overloaded constructor on the user control.

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  • The sub-demo quality's most annoying attribute is the blocky digital clipping that happens whenever the voice recorder is overloaded, which is often.

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  • Hawkins couldn't get through to the school because the sheer volume of parent calls overloaded the lines.

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