load shedding

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From load +‎ shedding.

NounEdit

load shedding (uncountable)

  1. The process by which an electric utility cuts power to some customers in response to a shortage of available electricity.
  2. The postponement of payment of less important bills because of financial problems.
Last modified on 16 August 2013, at 20:39