loading load‧ing [ˈləʊdɪŋ ǁ ˈloʊ-] noun [uncountable]
1. INSURANCE FINANCE an amount of money added to the cost of an insurance policy or other financial product to pay for the cost of managing the policy, loan, etc
ˈback ˌloading , ˈback-end ˌloading FINANCE
an arrangement in which the larger amounts are paid back at or near the end of a financial agreement such as a loan
ˈfront ˌloading also ˈfront end ˌloading FINANCE
the money that unit trust S, pension fund S, and some other financial products charge new investors and which is taken from their first few payments, rather than over a longer period of time
2. TRANSPORT when goods are put onto a road vehicle, train, boat, or plane to be transported:

• The goods are brought here for loading.

• It is one of the main Black Sea loading ports.

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loading UK US /ˈləʊdɪŋ/ noun [U]
FINANCE a charge added to an investment, loan, insurance product, etc. to pay for managing the product, or to cover a higher risk: »

The mortgage is available to first-time buyers with a 1% loading for the first three years.

loading charges/fees »

Some banks impose a 2% loading charge on debit and credit cards used overseas.

TRANSPORT the action of putting goods onto a vehicle so they can be transported: »

Bags are placed on carts and towed out to planes for loading.


The van was parked in a no loading zone.

See also BACK-END LOADING(Cf. ↑back-end loading), FRONT-END LOADING(Cf. ↑front-end loading), VERTICAL LOADING(Cf. ↑vertical loading)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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