preload

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Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ load.

Verb[edit]

preload ‎(third-person singular simple present preloads, present participle preloading, simple past and past participle preloaded)

  1. (transitive) To load in advance (used especially in reference to software installed on a computer prior to sale).
    My computer came preloaded with wordprocessor software.
  2. (intransitive, Britain, slang) To drink cheap alcohol at home before going out socially.
    That nightclub is so expensive. Let's preload at your flat.

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Noun[edit]

preload

  1. The end diastolic pressure that stretches the right or left ventricle of the heart to its greatest geometric dimensions under variable physiologic demand.

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