Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
loading load·ing (lō'dĭng)
The administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function.
in communications technology, addition of inductance to an antenna or at periodic intervals to a transmission line to improve operating characteristics. Loading coils in telephone lines may be spaced as close as one mile. Counteracting the effects of capacitance, they make line impedance approach the equivalence of pure resistance