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live load

The amount of additional weight that can be safely added to a building without structural failure or stress.It includes furniture,equipment,and people. Contrast with dead load.

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He says that whether a load is a superload, a piece of equipment, or just a truckload dictates the speed it can travel.
Moving any overweight or overdimensional cargo over the highways requires permits from each state through which the superloads will travel.
Renn Adams, hit two superloaded hiddenite pockets in late March and early April 2003, taking out about 1,200 loose, gemmy green crystals, ranging from tiny to 9 cm long, and many of these crystals were for sale (even small thumbnails sporting 4-figure prices) in the Executive Inn at Tucson.
It has further been proved that if their extra intake of carbohydrate followed a hard session of exercise in which the body's glycogen supply had been significantly diminished along with several days of carbo-abstention, which would have replenished the supplies, the body "superloads" glycogen to higher levels than before.