Definitions for "loads"
Anything that causes a force to be exerted on a structural member. Examples of different types of loads are a. Dead Load b. Live Load c. Impact Load d. Seismic Load e. Wind Load f. Crane Load g. Auxiliary Load h. Collateral Load
create a force on a structure. Dead load is the weight of the permanent, non-moveable parts of a structure. (In a room, the walls and carpeting, for example.) Live load is the weight of a structures non-permanent, moveable parts, contents, or people. (Furniture, books, people in the room.)
Forces that specifically designed for during the engineering process. The common examples listed below are in alphabetical order, not in order of importance. Auxiliary Load Roof Live Load Collateral Load Roof Snow Load Crane Load Seismic Load Dead Load Wind Load
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A large quantity; a lot; as, loads of fun.
a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers"
A load is an increase on the base rate due to an increased risk factor. An example of this would be if you had several speeding convictions making you more risky than someone who has always had a clean licence.
A commission charged when you either purchase or sell units in a given investment fund. If a fund is front-loaded, it means you’ll pay a fee to acquire units in the fund when you enter the fund. If a fund is back-loaded, it means you may pay when you sell the units, but this generally depends on how long you’ve held them. With no-load funds, however, there are no entry or exit fees.
Mutual funds are classified as load, no-load or no-initial-load funds.  All three types of funds charge an annual management fee.
Sales charges on mutual funds. A back-end load is assessed at redemption (see contingent deferred sales charge), while a front-end load is paid at the time of purchase. No-load funds are free of sales charges.
Three types of loads associated with electrical switches are: resistive, inductive and lamp. Of concern when discussing loads are their effect on the switch contacts.
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(noun) Digital devices attached to a net that will have their logic levels changed by a driver on that net.
The equivalent of 13.6m trailer loads. Calculated from the volume information.