overloaded


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o·ver·load

 (ō′vər-lōd′)
tr.v. o·ver·load·ed, o·ver·load·ing, o·ver·loads
To load too heavily.
n. (ō′vər-lōd′)
An excessive load.
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overloaded

(ˌəʊvəˈləʊdɪd)
adj
having too large a load
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overloaded - loaded past capacity
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
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Translations

overloaded

[ˌəʊvərˈləʊdɪd] adj
[vehicle] → surchargé(e)
to be overloaded with sth → être surchargé de qch
[person, service] → surchargé(e)
overloaded with sth → surchargé de qch
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References in classic literature ?
In the first place, the little gallipot of a boat that we were in was gravely overloaded. Five grown men, and three of them--Trelawney, Redruth, and the captain--over six feet high, was already more than she was meant to carry.
In the first he was quite right, and if my master had always been on the premises I do not think I should have been overloaded, but there was a foreman who was always hurrying and driving every one, and frequently when I had quite a full load he would order something else to be taken on.
There is nothing like the fearful inclination of your tall spars overloaded with canvas to bring a deaf man and an angry one to their senses.
A glance at this, and at the many men of fore and aft, demonstrated that it was to be a perilously overloaded boat.
"Don't tell me such things, Planchet: a horse overloaded with thirty pounds, in addition to the rider and his portmanteau, cannot cross a river so easily -- cannot leap over a wall or ditch so lightly; and the horse failing, the horseman fails.
By this time the salmon boat had collected its twelve prisoners and came alongside, badly overloaded. To make matters worse, as it was a small boat, the patrolmen were so jammed in with their prisoners that they would have little chance in case of trouble.
"Not even by lightening it, as they lighten an overloaded vessel?"
United to their parents by ties no stronger than those which use had created, there had been great danger, as Ishmael had foreseen, that the overloaded hive would swarm, and leave him saddled with the difficulties of a young and helpless brood, unsupported by the exertions of those, whom he had already brought to a state of maturity.
A few miserable, greenish hovels, hanging over the water in front of these sumptuous Hôtels, did not prevent one from seeing the fine angles of their façades, their large, square windows with stone mullions, their pointed porches overloaded with statues, the vivid outlines of their walls, always clear cut, and all those charming accidents of architecture, which cause Gothic art to have the air of beginning its combinations afresh with every monument.
Of course, the Petite Jeanne was overloaded. She was only seventy tons, and she had no right to carry a tithe of the mob she had on board.
As there were nine boats all told, it meant that we should have plenty of water, and ballast as well, though there was the chance that the boat would be overloaded, what of the generous supply of other things I was taking.
"To me she seems overloaded," observed Eugenie; "she would look far better if she wore fewer, and we should then be able to see her finely formed throat and wrists."