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load

1. n. as much liquor as one can hold. (see also loaded.) Harry had quite a load of booze.
2. n. a drink of liquor. Can I have a load from your bottle?
3. n. a dose of drugs; an injection of drugs. (see also loaded. Drugs.) She shoots a load every day or two.
4. n. a drug supply; a stash. (Drugs.) If his load dwindles, he gets more easily.
5. n. a large purchase of heroin. (Drugs.) I’ve scored a load that’ll last me a few days.
6. n. an (old) car. (see also heap.) Whose junky old load is that parked in front of the house?
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Most electronic loads using resistive elements are fabricated by end-users wanting high-power, low-cost solutions for their testing needs, sacrificing dynamic loading and programmable protection capabilities.
Metal oxide field effect transistors (MOSFETs) can be deployed as state-of-the-art electronic loads to address the limitations of resistor-based loads.
Cheng, "Effects of freeze-thaw cycles and seawater erosion on the behavior of reinforced air-entrained concrete beams with persistent loads," Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, vol.
In the case of both batteries and diesel engines, the worst way of testing them is to switch them on or start them up without applying any load. The only way to ensure that systems are functioning properly is to put them to work.
In addition, I describe how a load-client agent should pay the load-server agents that it requests services from, how hosts in the system gain tokens to pay for the services it needs, and lastly how loads are transferred between load-server agents and load-client agents.
The study involved 34,348 people who had 158,385 pairs of CD4 counts and viral loads measured from 1984 through 2011.
The FMs are now TM 4-48.10, Multiservice Helicopter Sling Load: Single-Point Load Rigging Procedures, and TM 4-48.11, Multiservice Helicopter Sling Load Dual-Point Load Rigging Procedures.
MULTAN -- The USAID Power Distribution Program successfully implemented the Load Data Improvement (LDI) program at Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) to assist in minimizing unscheduled load shedding.
In fact, many lines with very high tensile strengths that allow them to hold extremely heavy loads have very low energy-absorbing capacities and can break easily when subjected to dynamic shock load.
From the definition of the distribution of the random load, it is easy to see that the longitudinal distribution reflects the probabilities that the loads with different amplitudes occur at a determinate moment, while the transverse distribution reflects the proportion between the occurrence frequencies of the loads with different magnitudes in the mission duration.
This article discusses plug loads for common office applications.
The injection molding plant and the profile extrusion plant have broadly similar base loads (both in magnitude and in percentage terms) but the extrusion site has a process load only 30% of that of the injection molding site (0.4467 kwh/kg versus 1.5751 kwh/kg).
This study investigated the lateral shear and tensile load resistances of glued face-to-face and end-to-face joints in southern yellow pine plywood and oriented strandboard (OSB).
13.) and carry out its complex road inspection activities, the contracting authority (ac) acquires certified axle load measuring instruments, which can be used to efficiently filter vehicles on the road without obstructing traffic.
This investigation aims to identify and address potential inconsistencies caused by application of AE criteria to a cyclic load test profile, similar to the one used for the CLT method as described in ACI 437 [2], and to others that have been used in previous AE investigations.