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1. load  (noun) 
goods carried by a large vehicle

  More Generic:
    merchandise     wares     product

2. load  (noun) 
weight to be borne or conveyed

  Also known as: loading, burden

  More Specific:
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
overload / overburden - an excessive burden
overload - an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power

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3. load  (noun) 
electrical device to which electrical power is delivered

  More Generic:
    electrical device

4. load  (noun) 
the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents

  Also known as: warhead, payload

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atomic warhead / nuclear warhead / thermonuclear warhead / nuke - the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb

  Part Meronym:
    guided missile

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5. load  (noun) 
an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that''s a load off my mind"

  Also known as: burden, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus

  More Specific:
dead weight - an oppressive encumbrance
fardel - a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)
imposition - an uncalled-for burden
pill - something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured

  More Generic:
    concern     worry     headache     vexation

6. load  (noun) 
a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

  Also known as: lode

  More Specific:
mother lode / champion lode - the main vein of ore in a deposit

  More Generic:
    deposit     sedimentation     alluviation

7. load  (noun) 
the power output of a generator or power plant

  More Generic:
    electrical power     electric power     wattage

8. load  (noun) 
an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"


  More Generic:
    indefinite quantity

9. load  (noun) 
a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"

  Also known as: loading

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trainload - quantity that can be carried by a train

  More Generic:
    indefinite quantity

10. load  (verb) 
fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"

  Also known as: lade, laden, load up

  More Specific:
pack / load down - load with a pack
bomb up - load an aircraft with bombs
overload / surcharge / overcharge - place too much a load on
reload - place a new load on
stack - load or cover with stacks

  More Generic:
    fill     fill up     make full

11. load  (verb) 
provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"

  Also known as: charge

  More Specific:
recharge / reload - load anew with ammunition, "She reloaded the gun carefully"

  More Generic:
    fill     fill up     make full

12. load  (verb) 
put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks"

  More Generic:
    put     set     place     pose     position     lay


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