Definition of planeload
: a load that fills an airplane
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So far, one result of the embargo, which has squeezed the Qatari economy and put at risk a host of American priorities in the region, has been to push Qatar closer to Iran, which has stepped in with planeloads of fresh vegetables and other support.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president dashed to the airport to greet a planeload of deportees.
Almost any planeload of airline passengers includes some people with urgent travel needs and others who may be more concerned about the cost of their tickets than about getting to their destination on time.
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PLANELOAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of planeload for English Language Learners
: an amount or number of people or things that will fill an airplane
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