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overload (third-person singular simple present overloads, present participle overloading, simple past and past participle overloaded)
- (transitive) To load excessively.
- (transitive) To provide too much power to a circuit.
- (transitive, object-oriented programming) To create different functions for the same name, to be used in different contexts.
- (intransitive) To fail due to excessive load.
to load excessively
to provide too much power to a circuit
to create different functions for the same name
to fail due to excessive load
overload (plural overloads)
- An excessive load.
- The damage done, or the outage caused, by such a load.
- (automotive) An load of goods above the prescribed carrying weight of the vehicle.
- 2000, Bob Foster, Birdum or Bust!, Henley Beach, SA: Seaview Press, page 60:
- We did haul overloads sometimes[.]
- (computing, programming) An overloaded version of a function.
- 2005, John C Molluzzo, C++ for business programming:
- Code an overload of the insertion operator for the Rectangle class.
- Glenn Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- I am a lineman for the county and I drive the main road / Searchin' in the sun for another overload
overloaded version of a function