A particular measure for certain articles, being as much as may be carried at one time by the conveyance commonly used for the article measured; as, a load of wood; a load of hay; specifically, five quarters.
The device or devices that consume power from a power supply.
A device that consumes power from a source & uses that power to perform a function.
The amount of fluid required at or delivered to a specified point or points on a system.
An electrical device or devices that use electric power.
An electrical device that uses the electricity, which is delivered to it (light bulb, motor, etc.).
Electrical measurement. The output of one or several electric machines. Load also denotes the power carried by a particular circuit. ( 081)
(1) A weight carried or supported by something, such as supported by "load-bearing" members of a building, or the weight carried in a ship, truck, etc. The power of an electrical charge.
The demand for or use of electricity.
a device that uses electricity
Any device that requires electricity plugged into an AC outlet. The device completes the circuit, requiring power, thus becoming the load.
(1) A device through which an electric current flows and which changes electrical energy into another form. (2) Power consumed by a device or circuit in performing its function.
Any device that is controlled by another. Generally expressed as a current or power requirement, i.e., 10 amp load — 300 watt or volt ampere load.
The amount of energy (e.g. electric) needed to meet a requirement for an energy service by energy-consuming equipment at any specific point in a system.
An electrical device which electrical power is delivered to. (Basic Science/Electricity/seriescircuit.htm)
The amount of electric power supplied to meet one or more end-user's requirements. May also refer to an end-use devise or end-use customer that consumes power.
Common term that refers to the resistance of a circuit or device. A device with a 10k ohm resistance is said to have a 10k ohm load. Two 8 ohm speakers connected in series is said to be a 16 ohm load.
Single unit or round of fire power. That which creates a blast from a firearm.
DIY, Electronics, Batteries: current draw from a power source (such as a battery or power outlet) or a component or piece of equipment that is connected to a source and draws current from it.
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specified point on the system. Load originates at the equipment of the customer. A light bulb is a load.
A device which consumes power. Ex: lights and appliances.
Load is the measurement of power consumed by electronic equipment under normal operating conditions. In terms of a UPS, a load is any device that receives power from the UPS.
1) The electrical power rating, in Watts, of the equipment connected to a particular lighting dimmer. 2) The equipment connected to a dimmer.
Amount of power consumed by a customer or electrical device. Often referred to as demand.
The amount of electricity being used at one time by a customer, circuit or system.
something which takes electrical energy from a circuit. It is sometimes called an energy sink. A household light globe becomes a load when it is connected to the mains and switched on. mA: symbol for milliampere, 10-3
electrical power received by a device or devices on a circuit
1. The amount that can be carried. 2. A measure of weight or quantity varying with the type of conveyance. 3. The amount of power delivered by a generator, motor, etc. or carried by a circuit.
1) The resistance to the flow of an audio signal seen at the input of the receiving device. 2) The lowest ohms value (impedance) a device (such as a speaker) was designed to deliver during operation.
Something physical or electrical that absorbs energy. A wind generator that is connected to a battery bank is loaded. A disconnected wind generator is NOT loaded, so the blades are free to spin at very high speed without absorbing any energy from the wind, and it is in danger of destruction from overspeeding.
LOAD is the amount of power delivered to customers. Load is created by the power demands of customers.
The amount of power output of a device.
(1. The amount of electric power supplied to meet one or more end user's needs. (2. An endâ€“use device or an endâ€“use customer that consumes power. Load should not be confused with demand, which is the measure of power that a load receives or requires.
The amount of electrical or mechanical power required to operate a machine; usually the power required to hold you up while climbing or move you on the treadmill while running.
An appliance or fixture that consumes or uses the energy harvested or stored by the solar system.
The "built in" resistance in a circuit. The load is the motor, lamp or resistor in a circuit. Loads are carefully designed to control the circuit current.
The amount of lighting and number of electric appliances need be supported by your local power supply system.
Consumed power. Also the sum of power withdrawn for consumption from one or several grids of a TSO-area.
Kilowatt or megawatt demand placed on the electric system by consumers of power.
Any component, circuit, subsystem or system that consumes power delivered to it by a source of power.
electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
a device that does work or performs a job
The energy requirement of the lights and appliances of an installation. It is generally measured in kWh. The load takes into account the power rating of each of the appliances and the time for which it operates.
Whatever is connected to the output of an amplifier or electronic circuit.
All the devices that consume electricity and make up the total demand for power at any given moment, like factories, distribution substations, etc.
(1) The amount of electrical power required at a given point on a system. (2) The average demand on electrical equipment or on an electric system.
An end-use device or customer that receives power from an electrical system. Load should not be confused with Demand, which is a measure of the power that a load receives or requires.
the power consumed by customers and equipment.
Load is that the amount of electric power used by devices associated to electricity generating system.
The device connected to the output of an electrical circuit, such as a loudspeaker.
The device being powered, such as a motor or heater.
Defined as the output current in voltage regulated power supplies.
Any device or appliance in an electrical circuit that uses power, such as a light bulb.
The simultaneous demand of all customers required at any specified point in an electric power system( see Baseload Plants and Peak Power Plants).
See Load impedance.
A device that consumes or converts the power delivered by another device.
The amount of power that is drawn from a utility system at a given point in time. The peak load is the highest amount of power drawn down at anyone time, or the utilities maximum capacity or demand.
The amount of electric power required at a specific time, or over a specific period of time, by a consumer, circuit, or electric company system.
Any device which consumes power to do work.
The amount of electric power delivered or required at a given point on a system.
Any electrical device which consumes power when connected to a power source may be called by the general term of load.
The equipment to be powered by the output.
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specified point in a system. Load also refers to the amount of electricity required by a customer or a unit of equipment. When the term refers to the sum of the demands in an electric system, it is usually expressed in megawatts. Please refer to Distribution Tariff - Rule 01.
Refers to equipment that is powered by electricity. Usually expressed in terms of amperes or watts. In an electrical circuit, any devise or appliance that uses power (such as a light bulb or water pump).
Any device to which power is delivered
The amount of electric power that is drawn from TVAâ€™s electric system at a given point in time.
The amount of electric power required to meet customersâ€(tm) use in a given time period.
A device or mechanism external to a battery, and which is powered by the battery. The resistance of the load and the battery voltage dictate the current flow rate, and thus the run time for the battery.
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specific point or points on a system. The requirement originates at the energy-consuming equipment of the consumers. The load of an electric utility system is affected by many factors and changes on a daily, seasonal and annual basis, typically following a pattern. Electric System load is usually measured in megawatts (MW). Also, to "load" a governor is to set the governor to maintain a given pressure as the rate of gas flow through the governor varies. Compare DEMAND.
The amount of electrical power required by a consumer.
A load is an energy consuming device. The device can be an actual device such as a bulb of a flash light, radio, cassette player, motor, etc., a resistor or a constant current load.
the electricity required and used by any single or collection of electrical item(s).
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specific point or points on a system and usually measured in megawatts(MW). The load of an electric utility system is affected by many factors and changes on a daily, seasonal, and annual basis, typically following a pattern.
Electrical power beignn consumed at any given moment. The load that an electric generating system supplies varies greatly with time of the day and to some extent season of year. Also, in an electrical circuit, the load is any device or appliance that is using power.
The devices and appliances that draw power from an electrical supply system.
is an appliance that uses electricity.
A term that is sometimes used to refer to the cumulative electric demand of a geographic area, such as a city or an electric utility. It is measured in megawatts.
This is the general term used for any end-use device or group of devices drawing energy from the electric system.
The term used for the amount of gas consumption on the network. It is directly proportional to the end consumerâ€™s appliances installed.
The instantaneous electric energy use, either of a single customer or system-wide. Also known as demand.
Describes the current in amperes with which a fully charged battery can be loaded over a defined period and at a defined temperature without the voltage falling below a pre-specified cut-off voltage.
The amount of electric power or energy delivered or required at any specified point or points on a system.
the amount of power carried by a utility system or sub-system, or the amount of power consumed by an electrical device, at a specified time. Load is also referred to as demand.
(electrical loads or power loads) Any item that draws electrical power. A full size refrigerator would be a large load, a lightbulb would be a small load. See also: Open Circuit Voltage
refers to any electrical device which draws electrical current from a voltage source, for example, any household appliance.
to enter information into internal storage from an input device
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specified point on a system. Load originates at the power-consuming equipment of the customers.
The total amount of electricity required to meet customer demand at any moment. The load equation fluctuates depending on electricity use throughout any given day.
The lights or appliances run by your electrical system.
Amount of electricity required at a given time by energy customers measured in kilowatts.
A term used to indicate the current drain on a battery when power is delivered to external devices or circuit elements..
Capacitance, resistance, inductance or any combination thereof, which, when connected across a circuit determines current flow and power used. Related Terms: Constant Current Power Supply | Constant Voltage Power Supply | Cross-Regulation | Current Limiting | Discharge | Drift | Dynamic Load | Fly Back Converter | Fold back Current Limiting | Fuse | Line Regulation | Linear Regulator | Load Regulation (Dynamic) | Load Regulation (static) | Over Current Protection | Overshoot | Parallel | Peak Output Current | Rated Output Current | Regulated Power Supply | Remote Sensing | Series | Stand By Current | Secondary | Short | Post Regulation | Power Foldback | Pre-load
Anything in an electrical circuit that, when the circuit is turned on, draws power from that circuit.
The amount of electric power delivered or required at any specific point or points on an electrical system. The requirement originates at the energy-consuming equipment of the customer.
The electrical demand of a process. Load can be expressed or calculated as amps (current), ohms (resistance) or watts (power). : Symbol for Mega, one million.
Any device that consumes electricity in order to operate. Appliances, tools, and lights are examples of electrical loads.
1. To transfer a program into the memory of a computing device so that it can be used for processing. 2. To add inductance to a transmission line to minimize amplitude distortion.
A device or impedance that terminates the output of a device or transmission line. A load is typically a resistance, the magnitude of which is equal to the characteristic impedance of the transmission line.
Any device that consumes electrical energy. Also, the amount of electrical energy consumed by a device.
A device that is driven by the output of a meter or other measuring/controlling device. An example of a load is a resistor being measured by a multimeter. The resister "loads" the meter since it becomes part of the measuring circuit.
The electrical demand of a process expressed as power (watts), current (amps) or resistance (ohms).
The device that converts electricity into another form of energy, such as heat, light, or motion. In an arc welding circuit, the arc is the load.
Any electrical device that uses power supplied by the source.
Refers to any device consuming energy. Usually expressed in terms of watts or amps.
The electrical device that uses power supplied by the source.
The equipment connected to and protected by a UPS. Maintenance bypass -An external wiring path to which the load can be transferred in order to upgrade or perform service on the UPS without powering down the load.
The collective appliances and other devices connected to a power source.
Equipment that receives power from a UPS.
The power output of a generator or power plant. Also, the resistance of a device to which power is delivered. Magnet: An object surrounded by a magnetic field that has the ability to attract iron or steel.
Load for which voltage form and current form are similar. Voltage and current are related by Ohm's law: U(t) = Z x I(t).
Load (generally with a switched-mode power supply) generating major harmonic currents. Current waveform is different from voltage waveform. Ohm's law is not applicable. It can be used only with each harmonic.
A load is any device that requires energy.
Amount of power delivered as required at any point or points in the system. Load is created by the power demand of customers' equipment.
The amount of electricity required to run an appliance.
The electric power used by devices connected to an electrical generating system.
The total customer demand for electric service at any given time.
An electric device which consumes energy, placing a load on the source.
The amount of electrical power being consumed at any given moment. Also, any device or appliance that is using power.
The amount of electric power drawn at a specific time from an electric system, or the total power drawn from the system. Peak load is the amount of power drawn at the time of highest demand.
The amount of electric power used by any electrical unit or appliance at any given time.
An end-use device or an end-use customer that receives power from the electric system. Load should not be confused with Demand, which is the measure of power that a Load receives or requires.
A device that current flows through and has a voltage drop across it.
Anything that is connected to an electrical circuit and draws power from that circuit.
Electrical circuit that draws power from another circuit or power supply.
The electrical entity to which power is delivered. The antenna system is a load for a transmitter.
The electrical device or devices that use electric power. Magnet: An object surrounded by a magnetic field that has the natural ability to attract iron or steel.
Amount of electricity needed at a given time.
The quantity of electric power supplied or necessitated at any particular spot in the system. Also a requirement of the KVA or VA from the transformer; light bulbs are loads.
an electrical device, or the amount of power required by such a device.
The load of a transformer is the power, in kVA or volt-amperes, supplied by the transformer. Lagging Load: inductive type load. Leading Load: capacitive load.
The amount of electrical power required by connected electrical equipment.
The amount of gas delivered or required at any specified point or points on a system; load originates primarily at the gas consuming equipment of the customers. Also, to load a pressure regulator is to set the regulator to maintain a given pressure as the rate of gas flow through the regulator varies.
The electrical demand of a process, expressed in current (amps), power (watts), or resistance (ohms).
A device that consumes electrical power.
The resistance or impedance to which energy is being supplied. In amplifiers, the speaker or speakers connected to the output of the amplifier.
A load can describe electromechanical devices (such as solenoids, clutches, brakes, contactors, etc.), resistive devices (lamps, heaters, etc.), in addition to solid-state circuit inputs (counters, programmable logic controllers, Banner logic modules, etc.).
Capacitance, resistance, inductance or any combination thereof, which, when connected across a circuit determines current flow and power used. Related Terms: buffer | constant current circuit | Constant Current Power Supply | Constant Voltage Power Supply | Cross-Regulation | crowbar | Current Limiting | Current Sharing | DC load line | direct coupling | Discharge | Drift | Dynamic Load | Fold back Current Limiting | Fuse | IC voltage regulator | impedance matching | Line Regulation | Linear Regulator | load current | load impedance | Load Regulation (Dynamic) | Load Regulation (static) | load resistance | loading effect | matched impedance | maximum power transfer | mid-point bias | mismatch | output impedance | output power | Over Current Protection | Overcurrent Protection (OCP) | overload | overload protection | Overshoot | Parallel | Peak Current | Peak Output Current | percent of regulation | power amplifier | primary | quiescent point | Rated Output Current | Regulated Power Supply | regulated power supply | Remote Sensing | secondary | Series | sink | Stand By Current | toggle switch | Voltage Clamping | voltage follower | voltage regulator | VSWR
The volume of electricity, usually measured in megawatts, required by consumers at any specific point or points on a system, or on the entire system. System load is affected by many factors and typically changes on a daily, seasonal, and annual basis. Also referred to as demand.
An element (resistor or other component) connected across the output terminals of a circuit that draws current from the circuit.