live load


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live load

 (līv)
n.
A moving, variable weight added to the dead load or intrinsic weight of a structure or vehicle.

live load

n
(General Engineering) a variable weight on a structure, such as moving traffic on a bridge. Also called: superload Compare dead load
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Noun1.live load - a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
load, loading, burden - weight to be borne or conveyed
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