crippling load

buckling load, Brit. crippling load

The axial load at which a perfectly straight column or structural member starts to bend.

crippling load

British term for buckling load.
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The prime minister said when the PML-N government came to power the country was facing daunting challenges of energy crises in the shape of crippling load shedding and gas shortage.
With each passing day lives of majority of Pakistani people is becoming more miserable as all sorts of problems are added to their woes from constant price hike, rising unemployment, and nowadays a crippling load shedding for most of the time during day and night making them mad with rage and helplessness.
When this writer lived in Argentina in the late '70s, that country had a semi-modern, unstable economy with a crippling load of international debt.
The diplomatic among us would say that Yorke looked like a player weighed down by the crippling load of anticipation and uncertainty that been loaded onto his slender shoulders in recent weeks.
In an apparent reference to PTI leadership, the prime minister said they tried to stall government's efforts to end crippling load shedding, eliminate terrorism, obstruct CPEC and under construction motorways and highways projects.