carload

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noun car·load \ˈkär-ˈlōd, -ˌlōd\

Definition of carload

  1. 1 :  a load (as of occupants) that fills a car <a carload of tourists>

  2. 2 :  the minimum number of tons required for shipping at carload rates

  3. 3 :  a large unspecified quantity <a carload of excuses>

Examples of carload in a sentence

  1. She brought home a carload of books.

  2. People were arriving by the carload.

1824

First Known Use of carload

1824


CARLOAD Defined for English Language Learners

carload

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noun car·load \ˈkär-ˈlōd, -ˌlōd\

Definition of carload for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of people or things that will fit in a car : a car full of people or things


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