[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɫoʊd/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəlˈə‍ʊd/ ]
  1. fill to excess so that function is impaired
    The story was clogged with too many details
    Fear clogged her mind
  2. place too much a load on
    don't overload the car
  3. become overloaded
    The aerator overloaded
  1. an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  2. an excessive burden
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How To Use overload In A Sentence

  • captainpoco: Overladen or overloaded, not overladed. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • Martin is a patient teacher and he familiarises us with sailing etiquette and terminology without overloading us with technical information.
  • At worst the disinfectant is prematurely exhausted, an effect known as organic overload, allowing large numbers of micro-organisms to survive.
  • Studies have shown that end users are already overloaded and are therefore not willing to participate in archival training sessions.
  • We are overloaded with new experiences already, and cannot assimilate any more.
  • The greatest danger is that we simply create information overload for our executives.
  • Software agents are semi-intelligent computer programs that help users with the overload of information and the complexity of the online world.
  • Garda HQ said the system was temporarily overloaded due to a large volume of calls at the time.
  • Yet, the sensory overload somehow works. Times, Sunday Times
  • A prime dilemma for all working women is that of overload, and how to deal with it.
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