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load-bearing

adj
1. bearing the weight that is carried by a structure
2. (Building) bearing the weight that is carried by a structure
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Adj.1.load-bearing - capable of bearing a structural load; "a supporting wall"
bearing - (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain
Translations

load-bearing

[ˈləʊdˌbɛərɪŋ] ADJ [beam] → maestro
a load-bearing wallun muro de carga
References in classic literature ?
Many heavy things are there for the spirit, the strong load-bearing spirit in which reverence dwelleth: for the heavy and the heaviest longeth its strength.
so asketh the load-bearing spirit; then kneeleth it down like the camel, and wanteth to be well laden.
asketh the load-bearing spirit, that I may take it upon me and rejoice in my strength.
All these heaviest things the load-bearing spirit taketh upon itself: and like the camel, which, when laden, hasteneth into the wilderness, so hasteneth the spirit into its wilderness.
To assume the right to new values--that is the most formidable assumption for a load-bearing and reverent spirit.
Load-bearing walls should never be taken down without using adequate supports and inserting a permanent steel beam (or steel frame) to take the weight the wall was supporting - not a job for DIYERs.
Consequently, this study will suggest these two theories and their potential for predicting the adoption of a load-bearing masonry (LBM) system in the construction industry.
If you're still not sure which sort of wall it is, always consult a structural engineer - it's not worth taking a risk and guessing because removing a load-bearing wall without supporting it properly could make your home liable to collapse.
Now available in seven sizes (from a nominal load-bearing capacity of 6kg upwards), Engel states the linear robots in its current Viper generation are ideally suited to automation tasks in the injection moulding field whilst also ensuring very high clamping forces.
The brand new 36-foot clear height and load-bearing precast panel building will be the distribution center for four locations of a major retail chain.
Men who increased their load-bearing activity from age 19 to 24 not only developed more bone, but also had larger bones compared to men who were sedentary during the same period," said senior study author Mattias Lorentzon, M.
Fabrication of the load-bearing steel structures will begin in summer 2010 at the Ylivieska unit, and installation is expected to start in the autumn of 2010.