Simple Definition of carload
: the amount of people or things that will fit in a car : a car full of people or things
Full Definition of carload
1 : a load (as of occupants) that fills a car <a carload of tourists>
2 : the minimum number of tons required for shipping at carload rates
3 : a large unspecified quantity <a carload of excuses>
Examples of carload in a sentence
She brought home a carload of books.
People were arriving by the carload.
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