carload

[ kahr-lohd ]
/ ˈkɑrˌloʊd /
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noun

the amount carried by a car, especially a freight car.
the legal minimum weight entitling a railroad shipper to a rate (carload rate) lower than that charged for less than this weight.

Nearby words

  1. carling,
  2. carlisle,
  3. carlist,
  4. carlists,
  5. carlita,
  6. carlos,
  7. carlos de austria,
  8. carlota,
  9. carlotta,
  10. carlovingian

Origin of carload

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; car1 + load

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