heavily laden

heavily laden

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  • laden — la‧den [ˈleɪdn] adjective 1. TRANSPORT loaded with a particular material or substance: • No laden tanker over 10,000 gross tonnes is permitted to pass through the area. • an oil laden truck laden with • a lorry laden with 4 tonnes of waste paper …   Financial and business terms

  • laden — lad|en [ leıdn ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY 1. ) carrying something heavy or supporting the weight of something heavy: laden with: Passengers got off the train laden with boxes and suitcases. heavily laden: trees heavily laden with fruit 2. ) air… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • laden — UK [ˈleɪd(ə)n] / US adjective mainly literary 1) carrying something heavy, or supporting the weight of something heavy laden with: Passengers got off the train laden with boxes and suitcases. heavily laden: trees heavily laden with fruit 2) a)… …   English dictionary

  • laden — la|den [ˈleıdn] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Past participle of lade to load (11 21 centuries), from Old English hladan] 1.) literary heavily loaded with something, or containing a lot of something laden with ▪ The tables were laden with food.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • laden — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ heavily ▪ He took the heavily laden tray from her. ▪ fully ▪ a fully laden basket …   Collocations dictionary

  • laden — adjective literary 1 heavily loaded with something (+ with): a Christmas tree laden with presents | fully/heavily laden: The lorry was fully laden. 2 laden with troubles/problems etc full of troubles etc: Antonia was laden with doubts about the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • laden — [[t]le͟ɪd(ə)n[/t]] 1) ADJ: oft ADJ with n If someone or something is laden with a lot of heavy things, they are holding or carrying them. [LITERARY] I came home laden with cardboard boxes... The following summer the peach tree was laden with… …   English dictionary

  • laden — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ heavily loaded or weighed down …   English terms dictionary

  • heavily — adv. Heavily is used with these adjectives: ↑armed, ↑armoured, ↑biased, ↑concentrated, ↑congested, ↑contaminated, ↑dependent, ↑engaged, ↑exposed, ↑fortified, ↑indebted, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • laden — adjective heavily loaded or weighed down. Origin C16: past participle of lade …   English new terms dictionary

  • heavy-laden — /hev ee layd n/, adj. 1. carrying a heavy load; heavily laden: a heavy laden cart. 2. very tired or troubled; burdened: heavy laden with care. [1400 50; late ME hevy ladyn. See HEAVY, LADEN] * * * …   Universalium

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