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[loh-der] /ˈloʊ dər/

a person or thing that .
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.
a person who loads a gun or other firearm
(in combination) designating a firearm or machine loaded in a particular way: breech-loader, top-loader
(computing) a system program that takes a program in a form close to machine code and places it into a memory for execution

late 15c., “person who loads,” agent noun from load (v.). Of machinery, by 1862.

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