Definition of Loader

1. Noun. A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.

2. Noun. An attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game.
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender
Derivative terms: Load

Definition of Loader

1. n. One who, or that which, loads; a mechanical contrivance for loading, as a gun.

Definition of Loader

1. Noun. Agent noun of load; a person or device that loads. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A program that prepares other programs for execution. ¹

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Definition of Loader

1. one that loads [n -S] - See also: loads

Lexicographical Neighbors of Loader

load shedding
load time
load up
loaded down
loaded down(p)
loaded for bear
loaded word
loader (current term)
loading area
loading dock
loading dose
loading screen
loading screens
loading space
loading spaces
loading zone
loading zones

Literary usage of Loader

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Choosing which model best suits your particular weighing requirements is probably the most serious problem you'll ever encounter with a Sartorius top-loader ..."

2. Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895, with Some by Herbert Wrigley Wilson (1898)
"A muzzle-loader of any length must necessarily be difficult to load, as it has to be run in till the muzzle is inboard. Thus, here was one cause which would ..."

3. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1815)
"Enter Sir GEORGE and loader. Sir Geo. A most infernal run. Let's see. (Pulls out a Card.) loader a thousand, the Baron two, Tally Enough to beggar a banker. ..."

4. A Treatise on Ordnance and Armor: Embracing Descriptions, Discussions, and by Alexander Lyman Holley (1865)
"Storm's breech-loader. Longitudinal vertical section through breech. 355. Storm's breech-loader. ... Blakely's breech-loader, with inner strengthening tube. ..."

5. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Arbitration, Ohio, State Board of Arbitration (1913)
"... being left by a machine man, he shall be notified by the loader and if he refuses to remove the same, the loader shall remove the ..."

6. Shooting by Horatio Gordon Hutchinson (1903)
"CHAPTER XVIII HINTS TO loaderS, FROM A loader By HM SINGER ONE of the first ... One cannot be too careful, and even the most experienced loader is apt to ..."

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