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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overload.
  • adjective loaded too heavily
  • adjective of a word, having multiple meanings depending on context
  • adjective computing of a name, used for more than one variable or procedure etc; differentiated by the compiler based on context

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  • adjective loaded past capacity


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