|1.||carrying a load|
|2.||(of dice, a roulette wheel, etc) weighted or otherwise biased|
|3.||(of a question or statement) containing a hidden trap or implication|
|4.||charged with ammunition|
|5.||(of concrete) containing heavy metals, esp iron or lead, for use in making radiation shields|
|7.||slang chiefly (US), (Canadian) (postpositive)|
|b. drugged; influenced by drugs|
A departure from normal body content, as of water, salt, or heat. A positive load is a quantity in excess of the normal; a negative load is a deficit.