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Overload or overloaded may refer to:







  • Computer science terms
    • Function overloading, a software engineering process whereby multiple functions of different types are defined with the same name
    • Operator overloading, a software engineering process whereby operators such as + or - are treated as polymorphic functions having different behaviours depending on the types of arguments used
    • Type polymorphism or overloading, in computer science, allowing a single definition to be used with different classes of objects
    • Overloaded expression is an ambiguous operator expression that can only be understood based on the context
  • Computing systems
    • Overload, overload control and overload protection describe the condition and its handling by a system being used up to its limits of capacity, so that it can barely perform its specified function
  • Electrical terms
    • Overcurrent, a situation where an electrical machine or system is subjected to a greater load than it was designed for
  • Overvoltage, when the voltage of a circuit is raised above its upper design limit
  • Information overload, the psychology term for the state of having too much information to make a decision or remain informed about a topic
  • Mechanical overload (engineering), when a component is stressed to failure in one event
  • Overload (magazine), a software development journal