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o‧ver‧load past participle overloaded or overladen [transitive]
1 to put too many things or people on or into something:
Be careful not to overload the washing machine.
be/become overloaded with something
The bus was overloaded with tourists and their luggage.
2TPE to put too much electricity through an electrical system or piece of equipment:
Don't overload the lighting circuit.
3 to give someone too much work or information to deal with
be/become overloaded with something
All the staff are overloaded with work.
overload noun [uncountable and countable]
the modern day information overload
an overload of urgent daily business
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