- noun a machine used to load crops, manure, etc., into trailers or spreaders. The front-end tractor-mounted loader is the most common.
- A construction machine used to push or transport earth, crushed stone, or other construction materials. The bucket, or scoop, is located on the front of the vehicle and can be raised, lowered, or tilted.
- noun a crew member responsible for loading an artillery piece, gun or other weapons system
- noun a machine used for loading heavy construction materials and transporting them