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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Loading \Load"ing\, noun

1. The act of putting a load on or into.

2. A load; cargo; burden. --Shak. Loadmanage

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Load \Load\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.]

1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon.

I strive all in vain to load the cart. --Gascoigne.

I have loaden me with many spoils. --Shak.

Those honors deep and broad, wherewith Your majesty loads our house. --Shak.

2. To adulterate or drug; as, to load wine. [Cant]

3. To magnetize. [Obs.] --Prior.

{Loaded dice}, dice with one side made heavier than the others, so that the number on the opposite side will come up oftenest.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

loading

noun

1: weight to be borne or conveyed [syn: {load}, {loading}, {burden}]

2: a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads" [syn: {load}, {loading}]

3: the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift

4: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: {cargo}, {lading}, {freight}, {load}, {loading}, {payload}, {shipment}, {consignment}]

5: the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.; "the loading took 2 hours" [ant: {unloading}]


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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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