Load

A sales charge for buying or selling a mutual fund. For initial, or front-end, loads, this figure is expressed as a percentage of the initial investment and is incurred upon purchase of fund shares. For back-end loads, the amount charged is based on the lesser of the initial or final value of the shares sold. See 'Cost Control

load

  1. weight to be borne or conveyed
  2. a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
  3. goods carried by a large vehicle
  4. (informal) an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
  5. the power output of a generator or power plant
  6. an onerous or difficult concern
  7. a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
  8. the part of......

    load

    (Learning Modules / Mathematics / Bridges) A force that is to be carried by a structure. Examples include the weight of traffic on a bridge and the wind on the side of a tent.

    load

    (lōd) the quantity of something that is carried or borne. allostatic load term coined as a more precise alternative to the term stress, referring to environmental challenges that cause an organism to begin efforts to maintain stability (allostasis). case load ...
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    load

    [n] - a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time 2. [n] - (informal) an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate 3. [n] - the power output of a generator or power plant 4. [n] - electrical device to which electrical power is delivered 5. [n] - weight to be borne or conveyed 6. [v] - put (something) on a...
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    Load

    • (v. t.) To magnetize. • (v. t.) To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon. • (v.) That which burdens, oppresses, or grieves the mind or spirits; as, a load of care. ...
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    load

    verb fill or place a load on; `load a car`; `load the truck with hay`
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    load

    noun weight to be borne or conveyed
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    Load

    [computing] In UNIX computing, the system load is a measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs. The load average represents the average system load over a period of time. It conventionally appears in the form of three numbers which represent the system load during the last one-, five-, and fifteen-minute per...
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    Load

    Load noun [ Middle English lode load, way; properly the same word as lode , but confused with lade , load , v. See Lade , Lead , v. , Lode .] 1. A burden; that which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; that w...
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    Load

    Load transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Loaded ; present participle & verbal noun Loading . Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade .] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or i...
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    load

    1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon. 'I strive all in vain to load the cart.' (Gascoigne) 'I have loaden me with many spoils.' (Shak) 'Those honors deep and broad, wherewith...
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    Load

    1) The amount of electrical power required by connected electrical equipment. 2) The total impedance of all the items in the output circuit.
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    Load

    1) The opposition to the audio output signal of a device by the input of the device being fed.
    2) A resistor that would have the lowest impedance the device was designed to feed into used during testing of a device.
    3) To copy the digital data off a storage medium into the RAM of a computer.
    4) To put the tape on a tape machine and activat...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20447

    load

    50 true cubic feet of timber (E, 178); wood measure (usually 50 cubic feet); charcoal measure (variable) (L 238)
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    load

    50 true cubic feet of timber (E, 178); wood measure (usually 50 cubic feet); charcoal measure (variable) (L 238)
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    Load

    A general term used to describe the opposing force causing the drive to produce torque.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20823

    Load

    A sales charge for investing in a mutual fund or unit trust. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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    Load

    An end use device or customer that receives power from an energy delivery system. Load should not be confused with Demand, which is the measure of power that a load receives or requires. See Demand.
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    Load

    An external force or other action acting on a member or structure. It can be from permanent construction, environmental effects, differential settlement, occupants, and material objects.
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    Load

    An informal term used by students and faculty to refer to the number of credits they are studying or teaching, respectively.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21144

    Load

    Any power consuming device connected to an electrical circuit.
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    Load

    Capacity rating in pounds which an elevator is designed to safely handle.
    Found on http://www.thyssenkruppelevator.com/glossary.html

    load

    cause a device or an electric circuit to deliver power
    Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=151-15-17

    Load

    ComputingTo transfer a computer program or data from a backup device to the computer memory.ElectricalA device or impedance that terminates the output of a device or transmission line. A load is typically a resistance, the magnitude of which is equal to the characteristic impedance of the transmission line.Mechanical EngineeringThe weight supported...
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