swinging load

swinging load

[′swiŋ·iŋ ′lōd]
(engineering)
The load in pressure equipment which changes at frequent intervals.
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During the course of the two-minute film, Sophie's FMX is hit by the swinging load of a mobile crane, subjected to a 360[degrees] rollover, and driven through a breezeblock building.
To mitigate the hazard of a swinging load, the ship remained at "amber" deck for the entire evolution.
A 5,000-pound-plus swinging load on a 17,000-pound helicopter definitely is noticeable and uncomfortable.
The HAC struggled to bring the aircraft under control while he dealt with spatial disorientation induced by the lack of visible horizon and the swinging load.