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loader

[loh-der] /ˈloʊ dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that loads.
2.
a self-propelled machine with a shovel or bucket at the end of articulated arms, used to raise earth or other material and load it into a dump truck.
Origin of loader
Middle English loder; see load, -er1
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loader

/ˈləʊdə/
noun
1.
a person who loads a gun or other firearm
2.
(in combination) designating a firearm or machine loaded in a particular way: breech-loader, top-loader
3.
(computing) a system program that takes a program in a form close to machine code and places it into a memory for execution
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Word Origin and History for loader
n.

late 15c., "person who loads," agent noun from load (v.). Of machinery, by 1862.

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freeloader

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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