load up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v load up fill or place a load on "load a car","load the truck with hay"
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Quotations

  • Thomas Carlyle
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    “It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.”

Usage

In literature:

They went on and on and saw a man who had loaded the whole world on his back and even wished to lift it up.
"Armenian Literature" by Anonymous
I took up a moderate load and came home to breakfast; but found all still as I left them.
"The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island" by Johann David Wyss
The passenger cars were pulled up by a train, loaded with stones, descending the hill.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Dey would stop an' pick up a load o' cotton to carry to Mobile.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
They went off as though they'd left a load o' care be'ind 'em, and arter tying the dog up to a crane I went on with my work.
"Night Watches" by W.W. Jacobs
Load up, and come on.
"Vandemark's Folly" by Herbert Quick
We swung it up to the bank and loaded up our goods and then ourselves.
"Death Valley in '49" by William Lewis Manly
Then he told Josey to climb up to the top of the load and ride.
"Jonas on a Farm in Winter" by Jacob Abbott
When these were loaded with all the gold they were able to carry, a great deal more remained heaped up in the saloon.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV." by Robert Kerr
Load up now, and get ready for the next.
"A Master of Fortune" by Cutcliffe Hyne
Fitzpatrick walked up to the kneeling man with his loaded pistol, and then the others, who had led Cornbury to the edge of the cliff, retired.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
They want to get from us the secret of harnessing nature up to their wagon to pull their heavy loads.
"Quiet Talks with World Winners" by S. D. Gordon
A chain had broken, and now my load of corn was left in such a position that I evidently could not get it up again without help.
"Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler" by Pardee Butler
But up I went the narrow zig-zag gangway, with a heavy loaded barrow of loose sand.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
A sleigh came up with a load of girls and young men in blanket-coats and furs.
"The Lure of the North" by Harold Bindloss
The last straw fell on us just as we were loading up.
"The Range Dwellers" by B. M. Bower
There was nothing for it but to outspan and carry the heavy loads up the steep bank.
"With Steyn and De Wet" by Philip Pienaar
At dusk the Regiment proceeded to the railway station and the men were duly loaded up in the wagons.
"The Record of a Regiment of the Line" by M. Jacson
At length everything was loaded up, and the return trip began.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
That's what I call loading up to rights.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

Reaching the bridge, each doffed her load,
Resting before they clomb,
Along the stony twisting road,
Up to their mountain home.
"At San Giovanni Del Lago" by Alfred Austin
O, waters gather up your strength
From the blind caves of your unrest,
Loose your load utterly at length
Over the moonlight-marbled breast.
"The Flower Of Flame" by Robert Nichols
As in burnish'd walls of Valhalla,
In cleft of the mist stood the chieftain,
And up to the blue shield of Heaven,
Flung the load shaft of his laughter.
"Gisli: The Chieftain" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
I then was wont strong beer and wine to swill,
As if no measure I in drinking knew,
And often my ungodly paunch wou'd fill,
'Till up again the nauseous load I threw.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
Oh, let's go singing up the road,
Although we bear a heavy load.
What good is grieving bringing?
Still, just beneath this happy ground
Is wondrous fortune to be found.
So let us go on singing.
"Hope" by C J Dennis
Oh! one among the million! there are millions with thee still,
To lift thy load, and cheer thy heart, and help thee up this hill;
Go on, and God go with thee! He can comfort thee, and will;
Ay, thee, and all among the million!
"One Among The Million" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

One sure thing the Armed Forces Bowl accomplished is to load up BYU's archives with a couple of more very memorable plays.
Load up on veggies for cancer fight.
The 1030D provides a tilt range of ±90° while the 1030Ds has a ±60° tilt range for heavier loads up to 41 pounds.
But the researchers stopped short of suggesting people load up on supplements.
Business intelligence vendor picks up extraction, transformation and load (ETL) specialist for $65 million.
Add up to five songs via CD or use one of the 30 pre-loaded music tracks.
This morning Amazon 's chief executive, Jeff Bezos, held up a new, wider model of the Kindle loaded with a biology textbook — marking the company's official entrance into the electronic-textbook market.
Pamela Anderson and Criss Angel turn up to support Jesus Villa, who is attempting his sixth Guiness World Record to walk from Las Vegas To Los Angeles on spring-loaded stilts on December 8, 2012.
Don and Cecelia Williams of Platte Lake load up the car with 8-year-old Katie and little Denny and head to the Interlochen Public Library kids' section.
Kristina Minchow, left, and Claire Tabolt, right, load up skiing and riding snacks at the First Drop warehouse in Boulder.
Romney loads up before the debate.
Ben Cox scrambles up the stairs and into the on-air booth with a load of CDs, LPs, his computer, and a homemade lunch.
Ernie Cline is just begging for a speeding ticket in his souped-up DeLorean, a slick '80s ride that's loaded with SciFi-inspired gadgets.
Wanting to see his Rally Car in action, we stopped by Pole Position Raceway to load up the '04 Subaru WRX Sti and search for a little open area.
However, of its 3.0 million acres of lakes, bays, wetlands and estuaries, 1.6 million acres are not meeting water quality goals, and 1.4 million acres still need a pollution clean-up plan, known as a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).
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In science:

In the ref lec ted-power tes t , the RF load was replaced w i th a “sliding short,” which reflected all the forward power and set up a standing-wave pattern in the couplers.
High-Power Testing of the APT Power Coupler
In spring 1914, Einstein moved to Berlin taking up a position as member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin, a move which relieved him of his teaching load as professor at the Zurich polytechnic.
Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity
For example, to deliver a pistol bullet with a BC of 0.135 at a velocity of 1200 fps at 50 yards, one would work up a load producing 1385 fps at the muzzle.
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
Nonthermal proton energy density is parameterized as Up ≡ ξaccUγ , where ξacc ≈ ǫacc/ǫe = ζp (1− ǫB − ǫe )/ǫe is a nonthermal baryon loading factor, where ζp is the proton acceleration efficiency.
High energy neutrino early afterglows from gamma-ray bursts revisited
Each fiber i obeys linear elasticity up to a critical load xi , which is randomly distributed according to a distribution p(x).
Size effects in statistical fracture
Up to 1012 NH molecules were loaded inside the buffer gas cell at a temperature below 6 K.
Formation and interactions of cold and ultracold molecules: new challenges for interdisciplinary physics
The graph in Figure 1 (up-left panel) shows the viral load tra jectories of those sub jects.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
The profiles of viral load measurements (in log10 scale) from the 31 patients (up-left panel) and one trajectory of viral load (solid curve) and associated adherence rates (stairsteps) over time from the thirteen summary measures of MEMS data with the APV drug for one subject from ACTG398.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Experimental set-up The test apparatus designed for this study is promising: by design no load is applied when the coupon is affixed to the machine, and only tension is applied during loading.
Tensile material properties of human rib cortical bone under quasi-static and dynamic failure loading and influence of the bone microstucture on failure characteristics
Feshbach resonance where the scattering length diverges; the other is to load them into an optical lattice where the physics is dominated by tunneling as the atoms become more localized when ramping up the lattice laser .
Recent developments in Quantum Monte-Carlo simulations with applications for cold gases
Actually, up to 1% of Nd can be loaded in liquid scintillator but the light yield becomes too small .
Review of double beta experiments
In the regime where Nshort is smaller than the optimum value for load balancing, the code will speed up faster than linear.
A Parallel TreePM Code
For larger Nshort , it will not be possible to load balance as communication overhead and/or long range force calculation will take longer than short range force calculation and there will no significant speed up.
A Parallel TreePM Code
It is clear from the disk-like shape of the jovian magnetosphere that the equatorial regions have been mass loaded and it is clear the in situ measurements at Io that the mass loading is occurring there as ions are picked up from the upper atmosphere by the corotating torus.
T.I.P.O. (Tesla Interferometric Planetary Observer)
Careful loading and operation procedures can minimize the number of charges that build up on the insulators.
Optimized Planar Penning Traps for Quantum Information Studies
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