乗 means 'load' or 'power'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 332   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-8    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 22    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 141 words   Used in 289 words   Used in 490 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   to board   せる to load on
On    ショウ
Kun    -の
Name    のり
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 乗 is used 15 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 乗 is used 279 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ジョウ : 132 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to get on (train, plane, bus, ship, etc.); to get in; to board; to take; to embark
2. to get on (e.g. a footstool); to step on; to jump on; to sit on; to mount  (see also: 載る)
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(read as のり) : 16 words FIND ALL
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An additional の.せる less common words include 乗 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 336 (originally: 320)  Joy o' Kanji : 320  Key to Kanji: 549 

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ジョウ   load; power   の to board   のせる to load on   
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