Bed Load

Science / Geology / Bed Load: The larger, heavier particles that are being transported by a stream. Instead of being dissolved or suspended, these are being rolled or bounced along, spending at least part of their time in contact with the stream bottom.

Other Words for Load

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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Loading The Gun

Entertainment / Basketball / Loading The Gun: Placing the ball in the shootng pocket with the wrist cocked ready to shoot. MORE

Loading

Business / Machine Shop / Loading: A condition caused by grinding the wrong material with a grinding wheel or using too heavy a grinding action. MORE

Load-To-Load

Business / Finance / Load-To-Load: Arrangement whereby the customer pays for the last delivery when the next one is received. MORE

Lower (Bed)

Life Style / Travel / Lower (Bed): In a cruise stateroom, the bed(s) on the floor as opposed to the higher bunks (uppers), if any. On many ships, two lowers can be arranged to make a king or queen bed but not always. Be sure to ask. MORE

Murphy Bed

Life Style / Travel / Murphy Bed: A bed that folds or swings into a closet or cabinet when not in use. Where offered in cruise accommodations, a murphy bed is typically used for the third or fourth occupants of the stateroom. 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

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