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Overload definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

OVERLOAD, v.t. To load with too heavy a burden or cargo; to fill to excess; as, to overload the stomach or a vehicle.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
2: an excessive burden [syn: overload, overburden] v
1: become overloaded; "The aerator overloaded"
2: fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details" [syn: clog, overload]
3: place too much a load on; "don't overload the car" [syn: overload, surcharge, overcharge]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v.tr. load excessively; force (a person, thing, etc.) beyond normal or reasonable capacity. --n. an excessive quantity; a demand etc. which surpasses capability or capacity.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overload O`ver*load", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overloaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Overloading.] [Cf. Overlade.] To load or fill to excess; to load too heavily.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overload O"ver*load`, n. An excessive load; the excess beyond a proper load.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(overloaded) 1. If you overload something such as a vehicle, you put more things or people into it than it was designed to carry. Don't overload the boat or it will sink... Large meals overload the digestive system. VERB: V n, V n overloaded Some trains were so overloaded that their suspension collapsed. ADJ 2. To overload someone with work, problems, or information means to give them more work, problems, or information than they can cope with. ...an effective method that will not overload staff with yet more paperwork. VERB: V n with n Overload is also a noun. 57 per cent complained of work overload... The greatest danger is that we simply create information overload for our executives. N-UNCOUNT: usu supp N overloaded The bar waiter was already overloaded with orders. ADJ 3. If you overload an electrical system, you cause too much electricity to flow through it, and so damage it. Never overload an electrical socket. VERB: V n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Surcharge, overburden, overlade.

Moby Thesaurus

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