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preload

(ˌpriːˈləʊd)
vb
1. to load before use
2. (intr) informal to consume alcoholic drinks at home before going to a social gathering
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With the introduction of the Doctor Preload Bearing Adjustment Tools, Temper-Loc spindle nuts from Temper and Meritor hubcaps, Meritor continues to reinforce its leadership in wheel-end solutions by broadening its robust portfolio of products.
The vehicle features an ABS system, liquid-cooled oil cooler, preload adjustability on the front forks and remote preload adjustability on the rear shock absorber.
that will preload "eSobi News Center" on Acer Aspire One netbooks starting in 2009.
Cardiac preload is a concept that accounts for the relationship between ventricular filling and stroke volume It has been challenging to apply this concept to clinical practice.
All of the company's controllers are said to feature fast-acting 32-bit microprocessors for accurate and repeatable preload and test routines.
All of the heat-removal methods did well, while the only material-displacement technique that did much better than the standard pin was the spring-loaded boss pins, though the spring preload level significantly affected performance (see graph).
Now, universities can preload textbooks from more than a dozen prominent publishers onto IBM ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops.
In fact, placing the preload was the biggest challenge for Terasen's Project Manager Vincent Yung.
1% bupivacaine and 2 [mu]g/mL fentanyl) or no preload.
Dynamic Preload Control with fluid dampening optimizes bearing preload for ideal operational characteristics and suppresses harmful harmonic vibrations.
Figure 2 schematically shows the characteristic torque and preload on a self threading screw as a function of the insertion time.