load|ing «LOH dihng», noun.
1. the act of a person or thing that loads: »

Freight-car loadings continue to slack off (Newsweek).

2. Electricity. the introduction of additional inductances, as to a telephone circuit or an antenna.
3. an addition to the net insurance premium, derived from statistics, to provide for expenses, fluctuations in the death rate, and other contingencies.
4. the weight imposed on a given supporting component, expressed by dividing the gross weight of an airplane by factors of flight, as engine power (power loading), wing span (span loading), or wing area (wing loading).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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