Simple Definition of payload
: the amount of goods or material that is carried by a vehicle (such as a truck)
: the things (such as passengers or bombs) that are carried by an aircraft or spacecraft
: the weight of a payload
Full Definition of payload
1 : the load carried by a vehicle exclusive of what is necessary for its operation; especially : the load carried by an aircraft or spacecraft consisting of things (as passengers or instruments) necessary to the purpose of the flight
2 : the weight of a payload
Examples of payload
The truck is carrying a payload of 2,580 pounds.
<the space shuttle can carry a maximum payload of approximately 50,000 pounds>
First Known Use of payload
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