overload (overloads, present participle overloading; past and past participle overloaded)

  1. (transitive) to load excessively
  2. (transitive) to provide too much power to a circuit
  3. (transitive, object-oriented) to create different functions for the same name, to be used in different contexts
  4. (intransitive) to fail due to excessive load
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  • German: überlastet sein

overload (plural overloads)

  1. An excessive load.
  2. The damage done, or the outage caused by such a load.
  3. (computing, programming) An overloaded version of a function.
Related terms Translations
  • German: Überladung
  • Russian: перегру́зка
  • German: Überladung

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