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loading

 [lōd´ing]
1. administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2. the exertion of lengthening force on a body part such as a muscle or ligament.

load·ing

(lōd'ing),
Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function.

loading

/load·ing/ (lōd´ing)
1. administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2. exertion of lengthening force on a part such as a muscle or ligament.

loading

1 the administration of a substance in sufficient quantity to test a patient's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2 the exertion of force on a muscle or ligament to increase its strength.

loading

Physiology The adding of a substance to a system or to the body. See Bicarbonate loading, Carbohydrate loading, Phosphate loading, Soda loading.

load·ing

(lōd'ing)
1. Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function or of rapidly achieving therapeutic levels of a drug.
2. Application of weight or resistance to a muscle or through a joint.
See also: axial loading

load·ing

(lōd'ing)
1. Process in which dental prosthesis is placed into functional occlusion.
2. Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function.

loading,

n the amount included in the premiums to meet liabilities beyond anticipated claims payments to provide administrative costs and contributions to reserve funds and to cover contingencies such as unexpected loss or adverse fluctuation.

loading

administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.

loading dose
see loading dose.
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Units available for direct-feed with material-view chamber or hopper loading and for evacuating barrels or gaylords, granulator catch bins and other storage containers.
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Range of pneumatic conveying and air-pollution control equipment includes Airveyor dilute-phase conveying systems, ModuDense dense-phase systems, Airslide gravity conveyors, Fulload railcar and truck loading, Gravi-Merge gravity blenders, Fuller-Kinyon pumps, pressure tank systems, diverter valves, feeders, custom baghouses, Jet-Pulse and Plenum-Pulse collectors, Fuller and Fuller-Davey compressors, and electric controls.
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Typical applications include silo loading and unloading, in-plant transfer, railcar or truck loading/unloading.
We had to determine the tank's actual weight and check out the vehicle's lifting points prior to loading.
The analysis is done by tensioning the various splices up to 150% of the belts rated tension by equally loading each belt cable.
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There have been many approaches to spool handling, such as special fixturing to enable loading of a multiplicity of spools onto the creel spindle.
The system features separate on/off controls for each loading station and power unit, an 80-character alphanumeric display, and a seven-color graphic panel with red, green and yellow LEDs for each station and power unit to easily identify that component's status.
The effects of carbon black characteristics at each loading on compound properties for each rubber system have been analyzed using regression analyses which include second order and interaction terms.
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