a program or combination of programs in a form ready to be loaded into main storage and executed: generally the output from a linkage editor.
[lohd] /loʊd/ noun 1. anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons. 2. the quantity that can be or usually is carried at one time, as in a cart. 3. this quantity taken as a unit of measure or weight or a discrete quantity […]
noun a reduction of “loads of”, a lot of Usage Note slang
[lohd-shed-ing] /ˈloʊdˌʃɛd ɪŋ/ noun 1. the deliberate shutdown of electric power in a part or parts of a power-distribution system, generally to prevent the failure of the entire system when the demand strains the capacity of the system.
- Loads of something
noun phrase A great number; many; much: The old lady has loads of charm and loads of money (1880+)