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1. (Electrical Engineering) the ratio of the average electric load to the peak load over a period of time
2. (Aeronautics) aeronautics
a. the ratio of a given external load to the weight of an aircraft
b. the actual payload carried by an aircraft as a percentage of its maximum payload
the percentage of available seats, space, or carrying weight paid for and used by passengers, shippers, etc.
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|Noun||1.||load factor - (aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)|
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
taux de charge