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spring-load·ed

(sprĭng′lō′dĭd)
adj.
Secured or loaded by means of a spring.

spring-loaded

adj
held in position by the elastic force of a metal spring

spring′-load′ed



adj.
(of a machine part) kept normally in a certain position by a spring.
[1940–45]
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Adj.1.spring-loaded - containing a compressed spring that presses one part against another
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spring-loaded

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