Examples of shipload in a Sentence
Shiploads of settlers came to the New World.
it must have taken a shipload of money to build that mansion
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In July 1948, the first of hundreds of shiploads of American goods were docking in Europe under the Marshall Plan.
In America the prices of many goods would jump and those of others, like the soyabeans exported to China by the shipload, would plummet.
Low-tech goods that China sells by the shipload would be mostly untouched.
Agricultural economist John Bobbe, head of Organic Farmers Agency for Relationship Marketing (OFARM) in Minnesota, recounted for farmers last year's Washington Post story about a counterfeit organic shipload of soybeans from Turkey.
Failures found in the USDA's certification extend to corn and other bulk products, as The Washington Post reported in May regarding a shipload of conventional soybeans sold as organic for a $4 million windfall.
When North Korean coal exports were forbidden, some shiploads were channeled through Russia to hide their origin.
About 15 years ago, a shipload of scud missiles from North Korea heading to Yemen was captured.
Failures found in the USDA’s certification extend to corn and other bulk products, as The Washington Post reported in May regarding a shipload of conventional soybeans sold as organic for a $4 million windfall.
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: an amount or number that will fill a ship
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