Definition of Overload
(transitive) to load excessively | (transitive) to provide too much power to a circuit | (transitive, object-oriented programming) to create different functions for the same name, to be used in different contexts | (intransitive) to fail due to excessive load | An excessive load.
How to use Overload in Sentences?
- 1. Help ladies with a due appreciation; do not overload the plate of any person you serve. 🔊
- 2. This permits throwing on an overload in an emergency; and at the same time guards against a short circuit. 🔊
- 3. In the second, it is bad taste to overload a young schoolgirl with expensive materials and lavish ornaments. 🔊
- 4. She would overload him with favors; or openly express her purpose of following wherever he went in life. 🔊
- 5. They overload and embarrass the ship; and, under pretext that they are carrying their clothes, they take those chests full of merchandise. 🔊
- 6. A modern dynamo can be regulated in voltage by over 25 per cent in either direction, without harm, if care is taken not to overload it. 🔊
- 7. Modern dynamos are rated liberally, and can stand 100% overload for short periods of time, without dangerous overheating. 🔊
- 8. I dare not overload the cart, and I doubt whether those men with hungry eyes would let us take them. 🔊
- 9. At home, or on any Sandeman-controlled world, a warrior is in no danger of overload unless very unusual circumstances arise. 🔊
- 10. Cuba has, perhaps, an undue overload of officialdom, somewhat too many public officers, and quite too many people on its pay-rolls. 🔊
- 11. An additional advantage incident to their use for this purpose is that an overload on a circuit in which they are placed is visibly indicated by the glowing of the lamp. 🔊
- 12. This is used largely in the circuits of batteries, generators, and other sources of supply to prevent overload in case of short circuits on the line. 🔊