loading

(redirected from Loading dose)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Loading dose: maintenance dose

load·ing

 (lō′dĭng)
n.
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.

loading

(ˈləʊdɪŋ)
n
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

load•ing

(ˈloʊ dɪŋ)

n.
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.
[1425–75]

loading

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loading - weight to be borne or conveyedloading - 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
live load, superload - a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
millstone - any load that is difficult to carry
overburden, overload - an excessive burden
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 vehicleloading - goods carried by a large vehicle  
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
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.
Translations
arc-boutementchargement

loading

[ˈləʊdɪŋ]
A. N (Insurance) → sobreprima f
B. CPD loading bay, loading dock Nárea m de carga y descarga

loading

[ˈləʊdɪŋ] nchargement mloading bay naire f de chargementloading ramp nrampe f de chargement

loading

:
loading bay
nLadeplatz m
loading bridge
nVerladebrücke f; (Aviat) → Fluggastbrücke f

load·ing

n. carga por administración de una sustancia en una prueba metabólica;
___ testprueba de carga.
References in periodicals archive ?
Extending the fecal collection period past 24 hours following a 50 mg iodine/iodide loading dose will determine if fecal iodine levels peak at a later time period.
Serum digoxin analysis showed a level of 4.4 ng/ml (reference range: 0.8-2.0 ng/ml), two hours after the first loading dose. Additionally, she had received intravenous erythromycin 100 mg and esomeprazole 40 mg in the preceding 12 hours.
It is possible to administer a loading dose so that no overlapping taper is required.
needs to be started with an IV loading dose at 2 weeks after the initial infusion
Levomisendan was administered before sternotomy, after a loading dose of 0.6 [micro][g.sup.-1] kg for 10 minutes, a full maintenance infusion dose of 0.2 [micro]g-1 [kg.sup.-1] min.
Twenty patients on hemodialysis receiving Epoetin therapy of 18,000 units/week or greater were identified as having received an IV iron loading dose. Prior to ferric gluconate administration, the mean Hb level was 10.5 [+ or -] 0.8 g/dL, Epoetin dose was 12,245 [+ or -] 6493 units per treatment, TSAT level was 21.9[degrees]/0 [+ or -] 9.20/0, and serum fenitin level was 572 [+ or -] 321 ng/mL.
"A middle-aged male will typically have a higher load of stored iron and calcium and may benefit from a higher loading dose of mineral chelators, to speed along their removal, followed by a lower dose for long-term maintenance," says Sardi.
The patient remained stable after an additional 600-mg loading dose and continued administration of 75 mg of clopidogrel twice daily.
Summary of Evidence on Fosphenytoin Intramuscular Volume Source IM Volume Local Response Boucher, Feler, Dean, Mean IM loading dose No site irritation in Michie, Tipton, Smith volume of 5.28 mL, 99% of injection et al., 1996 mean maintenance sites.
Additionally, recent data has demonstrated a reduction in subacute thrombosis in patients receiving a loading dose of a thienopyridine derivative prior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (Steinhubl and others 1998).
Subsequent metabolism, which may be affected by other drugs or impairments (eg, liver disease), will affect elimination of the loaded drug but not ordinarily the calculated loading dose. Overloading phenytoin has been documented as a cause of early toxicity.
(1) The literature currently favors a two-hour postprandial glucose testing after a loading dose of 75mg of glucose.