Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 14:28

autoloader

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

auto- +‎ loader

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

autoloader (plural autoloaders)

  1. (military) A mechanical device that loads ordnance into weapons such as tanks and artillery that would otherwise be loaded by a dedicated crew.
  2. (computing) A mechanical device that automatically loads storage media (such as tapes or disks) into the device that can read them.
  3. a semi-automatic firearm