shipload

[ ship-lohd ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌloʊd /

noun

a full load for a ship
the cargo or load carried by a ship.

Nearby words

  1. shipbuilding,
  2. shipentine,
  3. shipfitter,
  4. shipka pass,
  5. shiplap,
  6. shipman,
  7. shipmaster,
  8. shipmate,
  9. shipment,
  10. shipowner

Origin of shipload

First recorded in 1630–40; ship1 + load

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British Dictionary definitions for shipload

shipload

/ (ˈʃɪpˌləʊd) /

noun

the quantity carried by a ship
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