planeload

noun
plane·load | \ ˈplān-ˌlōd \

Definition of planeload 

: a load that fills an airplane

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Six planeloads of them wound up at Logan, Freni said. Patrick Mcgeehan, BostonGlobe.com, "How Logan Airport bounced back from the snowstorm that crippled JFK," 28 Feb. 2018 But Logan reopened the next morning and operated normally through the weekend — except for having to accommodate six planeloads of passengers diverted there from Kennedy, which remained paralyzed. Patrick Mcgeehan, BostonGlobe.com, "How Logan Airport bounced back from the snowstorm that crippled JFK," 28 Feb. 2018 Eight days later, a planeload of passengers in Japan had to barrel out of a 787 on emergency slides. Sam Walker, WSJ, "One Leader Sent Boeing Into a Hurricane; Landing It Was the Next Guy’s Job," 27 Apr. 2018 New museums have opened, international galleries have set up shop, and planeloads of freshly minted MFAs pack their brushes and canvases to move here each year. Marissa Gluck, Los Angeles Magazine, "Here’s Why You Should Tip the Bartender Next Time You’re at an Art Opening," 24 Apr. 2018 But Logan reopened the next morning and operated normally through the weekend — except for having to accommodate six planeloads of passengers diverted there from Kennedy, which remained paralyzed. Patrick Mcgeehan, BostonGlobe.com, "How Logan Airport bounced back from the snowstorm that crippled JFK," 28 Feb. 2018 But Logan reopened the next morning and operated normally through the weekend — except for having to accommodate six planeloads of passengers diverted there from Kennedy, which remained paralyzed. Patrick Mcgeehan, BostonGlobe.com, "How Logan Airport bounced back from the snowstorm that crippled JFK," 28 Feb. 2018 These days planeloads of visitors step ashore on a concrete jetty, from which motor-tricycles whisk them to concrete hotels complete with air conditioning, cable and Wi-Fi. The Economist, "The president of the Philippines wants to close paradise," 28 Mar. 2018 But Logan reopened the next morning and operated normally through the weekend — except for having to accommodate six planeloads of passengers diverted there from Kennedy, which remained paralyzed. Patrick Mcgeehan, BostonGlobe.com, "How Logan Airport bounced back from the snowstorm that crippled JFK," 28 Feb. 2018

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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planeload

noun

English Language Learners Definition of planeload

: an amount or number of people or things that will fill an airplane

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