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load

noun (AMOUNT CARRIED)    /ləʊd/ US  /loʊd/
B2 [C] the amount of weight carried, especially by a vehicle, a structure such as a bridge, or an animal: The maximum load for this elevator is eight persons. One truck involved in the accident was carrying a heavy load of coal.General words for size and amount a load (also loads) informal B1 a lot: I've got a load of work to get through before tomorrow. There were a load of people there. Have some more food - there's loads. She looks loads better with her new haircut.Large in number or quantity [C] specialized physics the amount of electrical power that is suppliedElectricity and electronics
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