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truckload

[truhk-lohd]
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noun
  1. the amount that a truck can carry.
  2. the minimum weight legally required for making shipments at a rate (truckload rate) below that charged for shipments under this minimum.
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Origin of truckload

First recorded in 1860–65; truck1 + load
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Examples from the Web for truckload

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  • And a truckload of books and paperscleaned out a regular nest.

    The Radio Detectives

    A. Hyatt Verrill

  • A truckload of Boers behind every engine would have stopped the practice for ever.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • The truckload of furniture came to one of these doors and he again watched it as the stuff was carried inside.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • They were American war surplus guns, stolen by the truckload after the war and sold to smugglers like Nast.

    The Golden Skull

    John Blaine

  • One truckload of lumber at 60 per cent moisture may easily contain over 7,000 pounds of ice.

    Seasoning of Wood

    Joseph B. Wagner


British Dictionary definitions for truckload

truckload

noun
  1. the amount carried by a truck
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