Load

Load may refer to:

  • Structural load, forces which are applied to a structure
  • Cargo
  • The load of a mutual fund (see Mutual fund fees and expenses)
  • The genetic load of a population
  • The parasite load of an organism
  • The viral load of organisms and populations
  • LOAD is an acronym for Late-Onset Alzheimer's disease
  • Load Records, an American experimental independent record label
  • Load (album), the 6th album released by the band Metallica
  • Loads (album), A 1995 compilation of the British pop group Happy Mondays
  • Electrical load, a device connected to the output of a circuit
  • Electronic load, a simulated electrical load used for testing purposes
  • Load (computing), a measure of how much processing a computer performs
  • Preload, a medical term for loading of blood mass into the heart in preparation of a heartbeat.
  • Afterload, a medical term describing the maximum effect of a heartbeat driving blood mass out of the heart into the aorta and pulmonary arteries.

Famous quotes containing the word load:

    Men so noble,
    However faulty, yet should find respect
    For what they have been. ‘Tis a cruelty
    To load a falling man.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    To watch another carrying a load requires no exertion.
    Chinese proverb.

    Belief and love,—a believing love will relieve us of a vast load of care. O my brothers, God exists. There is a soul at the centre of nature, and over the will of every man, so that none of us can wrong the universe.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)