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Lading definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LA'DING, ppr. Loading; charging with a burden or freight; throwing or dipping out.
LA'DING, n. That which constitutes a load or cargo; freight; burden; as the lading of a ship. Acts 27.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1500 1. a. loading 1 b. an act of bailing, dipping, or ladling 2. cargo, freight

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a cargo. 2 the act or process of lading.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lade Lade, v. t. [imp. Laded; p. p. Laded, Laded; p. pr. & vb. n. Lading.] [AS. hladan to heap, load, draw (water); akin to D. & G. laden to load, OHG. hladan, ladan, Icel. hla?a, Sw. ladda, Dan. lade, Goth. afhlapan. Cf. Load, Ladle, Lathe for turning, Last a load.] 1. To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; -- generally followed by that which receives the load, as the direct object. And they laded their asses with the corn. --Gen. xlii. 26. 2. To throw in out. with a ladle or dipper; to dip; as, to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern. And chides the sea that sunders him from thence, Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way. --Shak. 3. (Plate Glass Manuf.) To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lading Lad"ing, n. 1. The act of loading. 2. That which lades or constitutes a load or cargo; freight; burden; as, the lading of a ship. Bill of lading. See under Bill.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Freight, cargo, load, burden.

Moby Thesaurus

allocation, assignment, baggage, bale, bellyful, bumper, burden, burdening, burthen, capacity, cargo, carload, cartload, charge, charging, collocation, complement, consignment, cram, crush, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, deployment, deposit, deposition, disposition, drag, emplacement, encumbrance, fill, freight, freightage, full house, full measure, goods, handicap, haul, impedimenta, incubus, incumbency, jam up, load, loading, localization, locating, location, luggage, millstone, mouthful, oppression, overload, overtaxing, overweighting, pack, packing, payload, pinpointing, placement, placing, positioning, posting, pressure, putting, reposition, saddling, shipload, shipment, situation, skinful, snootful, spotting, stationing, storage, stowage, superincumbency, surcharge, taxing, trailerload, trainload, truckload, vanload


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