Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To load (something) again
  • v. To refresh a copy of a program in memory or of a web page on screen
  • v. to make one's own cartridges using spent (or new) cases and new powder, primer, and bullet/shot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To load again, as a gun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To load again, as a gun, a ship, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. load anew
  • v. place a new load on

Etymologies

re- +‎ load (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • That seemed to be the problem the democrats had when Palin used the term reload.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • And being able to simply swap mags to reload is much easier than fumbling with loose rounds while wearing gloves, stumbling thru snow covered branches and all the while trying to keep focused on where you think your deer went down.

    Rifles of Interest, Vol. 1

  • So I had to reload from a previous save, losing about 15 minutes worth of game.

    My first glitch in Shadow Complex

  • If I ran into a no-win situation - which should be rare - then I'd reload from a save slot before I got into the no-win.

    Genie, Give Me A Wish

  • Or if it did, you could just reload from a backup.

    More than a common export format « Scripting News Annex

  • If you die, you'll just reload from the last save point.

    My Childhood Was Full Of Monsters

  • While no one knows for sure what drove Jared Loughner to commit this heinous act, we do know that the toxic political discourse in this country today- candidates talking about "second amendment remedies", news networks featuring anti-government conspiracy theorists, and national political figures like Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin describing themselves as "progressive hunters" and urging followers to "reload"- lays the groundwork for this kind of violence 1, 2, 3, 4.

    Harvey Milk and Gabrielle Giffords

  • Open synaptic package manager -- > choose one repository near you -- > click "reload" -- > click "mark all updates" -- > click "apply"

    PCLinuxOS-Forums

  • Ms. CROW: Well, you know, obviously the word reload ...

    Sheryl Crow On Love, Loss And Bouncing Back

  • There's even a bolt to pull back each time you want to reload, which is a pretty cool feature.

    IGN Wii

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