Load

Science / Geology / Load: The total amount of sediment being carried by a stream or a glacier. Includes suspended materials, dissolved materials and materials moved along Earth's surface.
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Load Verb Synonyms: weight, burden, onus, pressure, encumbrance, millstone, cross, albatross, responsibility, care, anxiety, worry, trouble
Load Noun Synonyms: pack, pile, stack, heap, fill, lade, stuff, cram, jam, squeeze
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No-Load Fund

Business / Finance / No-Load Fund: A mutual fund that does not impose a sales commission. Related: Load fund, no-load mutual fund. MORE

No-Load Mutual Fund

Business / Finance / No-Load Mutual Fund: An open-end investment company whose shares are sold without a sales charge. There can be other distribution charges, however, such as Article 12B-1 fees. A true no-load fund has neither a sales charg MORE

Inertial Load

Technology / Motors / Inertial Load: A load (flywheel, fan, etc.) which tends to cause the motor shaft to continue to rotate after the power has been removed (stored kinetic energy). If this continued rotation cannot be tolerated, some m MORE

Unloading

Business / Finance / Unloading: Trading in unlisted securities that occurs on an organized exchange to accommodate members. This practice is not permitted at the NYSE. MORE

Load Fund

Business / Finance / Load Fund: A mutual fund that sells shares with a sales charge-typically 4% to 8% of the net amount indicated. Some no-load funds also levy distribution fees permitted by Article 12b-1 of the Investment Company MORE

Load Factor (G)

Technology / Aviation / Load Factor (G): The proportion between lift and weight commonly seen as g (sometimes capitalized)—a unit of force equal to the force of gravity times one. MORE