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 Meanings and Examples of OVERLOAD
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 v.  place too much a load on
Classic Sentence:
1  Gurth shall carry mine armour; and for the rest, rely on it, that as I will not overload Malkin's back, she shall not overcome my patience.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
2  Sevenpence-halfpenny's worth per week is a good round diet for a child; a great deal may be got for sevenpence-halfpenny, quite enough to overload its stomach, and make it uncomfortable.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
3  Palmetto fans were wagging more slowly, and several gentlemen were nodding from the heat and overloaded stomachs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  The greatest danger is that we simply create information overload for our executives.
2  Don't overload the students with information.
3  Be careful not to overload the washing machine.
4  Don't overload the washing machine, or it won't work properly.
5  There is an internal circuit breaker to protect the instrument from overload.
6  Don't overload the car. It's dangerous!
7  It was impossible to cover the overloaded syllabus in a year.
8  She has overloaded her schedule with work, study, and family responsibilities.