Overload in a sentence as a noun

That would overload a single build server, so they'd have to get a cluster set up.

It's the social overload of being visible to other people.

",\n "Two weeks of information overload,",\n "and then *pffftt*, consigned to the trash.

That takes precedence and is the reason why I believe PG blocks most bots: so that crawling doesn't overload the site.

Do not overload the child with specialist time, especially as he/she progresses the time the child wants is with you.

Overload in a sentence as a verb

In practice, this means that the overloading is very straighforward: it just chooses whatever type you need.

Learning the basics of the language is easy enough, but as soon as you start trying to create a non-trivial application, bam, you're hit with information overload - X framework, Y library.

It's very easy to imagine a function overloaded on its argument; for example, a hypothetical: to_string :: a -> String This function can take an argument of some sort and returns its string representation.

Even just the proliferation of different JS sources creates a serious management and cognitive overload for the security- and privacy-conscious reader.

Overload definitions


an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power


an excessive burden

See also: overburden


become overloaded; "The aerator overloaded"


fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"

See also: clog


place too much a load on; "don't overload the car"

See also: surcharge overcharge