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

Origin of carload

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; car1 + load Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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