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Main Entry: 1load
Pronunciation: primarystresslomacrd
Function: noun
1 a : something taken up and carried b : the amount that can be carried at one time <10 loads of sand> -- often used in combination <a boatload of tourists>
2 : a mass or weight supported by something <the load on a column>
3 : something that depresses the mind or spirits <a load of care>
4 : a large quantity : LOT -- usually used in plural <had loads of fun>
5 : a charge for a firearm
6 a : amount of work done or expected to be done b : the demand upon the ability of a system to produce what it is meant to produce <the load on an engine>
7 slang : a good look : a full view -- used in the phrase get a load of

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