Loading - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈloʊdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word loading
Brit.  |ˈləʊdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word loading
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to load

noun

- weight to be borne or conveyed (syn: burden, load)
- a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time (syn: load)
- the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift
- goods carried by a large vehicle (syn: cargo, consignment, freight, lading, load, payload, shipment)
- the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.

the loading took 2 hours

Examples

...the accident was caused by an 18-wheeler with a loading in excess of the legal limit...

Workers were loading and unloading the ships as they came into port.

Workers were loading cargo on the ships.

...the annual summer rite of loading up the car for the big family vacation...

...Delia resorted to trickery—even loading up the fishing equipment—to induce her dog into the car for his vet appointment....

They corralled the cattle before loading them onto the truck.

Have you finished loading up?

People were loading up on bottled water.

the arduous task of loading all the boxes into the van

Trevor talked me through loading the software.

When we came to the quay the ship was still loading.

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