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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

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.
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Can be compounded at high loadings without degrading polymer properties.
Mining stress generally increases with depth and mine development such that a rock mass (pillar) is destroyed by the multilevel amplitude cyclic loading. The cycling of mining-induced stress is much longer than that in laboratory tests, and the loading-unloading process is also more complicated and accompanied by other dynamic loads.
Cai, "Non-linear consolidation analysis of soil with variable compressibility and permeability under cyclic loadings," International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.
The answers to these and similar questions lie in understanding fundamental aerodynamic concepts like wing loading and power loading.
For vertical loading, a vertical load of 10 N was applied to the midline to simulate the maximum biting force.
Provisional loading programmes show 66 cargoes of crude oil scheduled from Nigerian terminals in September, down from 76 in August.
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During the service period, concrete structures are subjected to its self weight, service load such as traffic, wind, and earthquake load, and also accidental loading such as impact load.
It was observed that increasing loadings of filler imparted a greater shear thinning quality to the rubber compounds.
Prior to the methodology for the distribution of the dynamic loadings to the elements of the carrying structure is developed, need to be implemented mathematical modelling.
Omya technical-service manager Michael Roussel says matching molecular weights of carrier and film resins makes it possible to use the highest filler loadings. However, Heritage Plastics uses higher-MI carrier resins to make 80%-mineral concentrate.
Figure 7 shows a schematic view of the shale rock specimen after failure under uniaxial compressive loading and unloading condition, the main feature associated with the failure is the tension destruction.