carload

[ kahr-lohd ]
/ ˈkɑrˌloʊd /

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.

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Origin of carload

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