trainload

noun
train·​load | \ ˈtrān-ˌlōd How to pronounce trainload (audio) \

Definition of trainload

: the full freight or passenger capacity of a railroad train also : a load that fills a train

Examples of trainload in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the waning days of the war, in April 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis fled Richmond with a trainload of what was left of the Confederate treasury in gold and silver. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 The Russian Defense Ministry released footage of a trainload of armored vehicles leaving Crimea, which Russia seized from Ukraine in 2014. Jill Lawless, ajc, 16 Feb. 2022 Russian Defense Ministry video showed a trainload of armored vehicles moving across a bridge away from Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. chicagotribune.com, 16 Feb. 2022 Likewise, a sequence in which the trio and a trainload of passengers traverse Italy, until a trestle very close to collapse interrupts their journey. John Anderson, WSJ, 30 Dec. 2021 Atlanta defamation lawyer Lin Wood first latched onto the family, and brought in John Pierce, a civil litigator from Los Angeles with a trainload of personal baggage. Bruce Vielmetti, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2021 Atlanta defamation lawyer Lin Wood first latched onto the family, and brought in John Pierce, a civil litigator from Los Angeles with a trainload of personal baggage. Bruce Vielmetti, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2021 Atlanta defamation lawyer Lin Wood first latched onto the family, and brought in John Pierce, a civil litigator from Los Angeles with a trainload of personal baggage. Bruce Vielmetti, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2021 Atlanta defamation lawyer Lin Wood first latched onto the family, and brought in John Pierce, a civil litigator from Los Angeles with a trainload of personal baggage. Bruce Vielmetti, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of trainload

1819, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2022

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“Trainload.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trainload. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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