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[truhk-lohd] /ˈtrʌkˌloʊd/
the amount that a truck can carry.
the minimum weight legally required for making shipments at a rate (truckload rate) below that charged for shipments under this minimum.
Origin of truckload
First recorded in 1860-65; truck1 + load Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • During the afternoon there had been piled truckload after truckload of cordwood at the end of the company streets.

    At Plattsburg Allen French
  • 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
  • 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


the amount carried by a truck
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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