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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
overload
    n 1: an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical
         power
    2: an excessive burden [syn: overload, overburden]
    v 1: become overloaded; "The aerator overloaded"
    2: fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged
       her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
       [syn: clog, overload]
    3: place too much a load on; "don't overload the car" [syn:
       overload, surcharge, overcharge]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Overload \O`ver*load"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overloaded; p. pr.
   & vb. n. Overloading.] [Cf. Overlade.]
   To load or fill to excess; to load too heavily.
   [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Overload \O"ver*load`\, n.
   An excessive load; the excess beyond a proper load.
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for Overload:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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