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1. A weight placed on something else; a burden.
2. A substance added to something else; a filler.
3. An addition to an insurance premium.
4. Electricity The addition of inductance to a transmission line to improve its transmission characteristics.
1. a load or burden; weight
2. (Electrical Engineering) the addition of an inductance to electrical equipment, such as a transmission line or aerial, to improve its performance. See loading coil
3. (Insurance) an addition to an insurance premium to cover expenses, provide a safer profit margin, etc
4. (Aeronautics) the ratio of the gross weight of an aircraft to its engine power (power loading), wing area (wing loading), or some other parameter, or of the gross weight of a helicopter to its rotor disc area (disc loading)
5. (Psychology) psychol the correlation of a factor, such as a personality trait, with a performance score derived from a psychological test
6. (Elements & Compounds) material, such as china clay or size, added to paper, textiles, or similar materials to produce a smooth surface, increase weight, etc
7. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Austral and NZ a payment made in addition to a basic wage or salary to reward special skills, compensate for unfavourable conditions, etc
1. the act of one that loads.
2. that with which something is loaded; burden, or charge.
3. the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to engine power, wing span, or wing area.
4. an addition to the net premium of an insurance policy, to cover expenses and allow a margin for contingencies and profit.
The process of putting personnel, materiel, supplies and other freight on board ships, aircraft, trains, road vehicles, or other means of conveyance. See also embarkation.
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|Noun||1.||loading - weight to be borne or conveyed |
burthen - a variant of `burden'
dead load - a constant load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) due to the weight of the supported structure itself
millstone - any load that is difficult to carry
overload - an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
weight - an artifact that is heavy
|2.||loading - a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"|
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
trainload - quantity that can be carried by a train
|3.||loading - the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift|
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
power loading - the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its engine power
span loading - the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its wingspan
wing loading - the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its wing area
|4.||loading - goods carried by a large vehicle|
|5.||loading - the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.; "the loading took 2 hours"|
handling - manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
unloading - the labor of taking a load of something off of or out of a vehicle or ship or container etc.
n. carga por administración de una sustancia en una prueba metabólica;
___ test → prueba de carga.