the weight, in long tons, of a cargo vessel loaded so that the summer load line touches the surface of the water.
(nautical) the total weight of a cargo vessel loaded so that its waterline reaches the summer load line
[loh-did] /ˈloʊ dɪd/ adjective 1. bearing or having a load; full: a loaded bus. 2. containing ammunition or an explosive charge: a loaded rifle. 3. (of a word, statement, or argument) charged with emotional or associative significance that hinders rational or unprejudiced consideration of the terms involved in a discourse. 4. Slang. 5. (of dice) […]
[bair] /bɛər/ noun, plural bears (especially collectively) bear. 1. any of the plantigrade, carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae, having massive bodies, coarse heavy fur, relatively short limbs, and almost rudimentary tails. 2. any of various animals resembling the bear, as the . 3. a gruff, burly, clumsy, bad-mannered, or rude person. 4. […]
- Loaded question
A question heavy with meaning or emotional impact, as in When he inquired after Helen’s ex-husband, that was a loaded question. This term employs loaded in the sense of “charged with hidden implication.” [ Mid-1900s ]
[loh-der] /ˈloʊ dər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a self-propelled machine with a shovel or bucket at the end of articulated arms, used to raise earth or other material and it into a dump truck. /ˈləʊdə/ noun 1. a person who loads a gun or other firearm 2. (in combination) designating […]