American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The quantity that a car can hold.
- n. The official minimum weight necessary to ship freight at a reduced rate.
- n. The contents of an automobile (passengers, supplies, etc.) for one trip.
- n. the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
- n. a gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile
- car + load (Wiktionary)
“(e) Shipments of more than one ownership, in carload or truckload lots.”
“I dropped her off there, went to the drive-in alone, paid $5 per carload, which isnt the same, you know, with an empty car.”
“Thirdly, since the nickel deposits are not only nickel deposits, but also deposits containing copper and precious metals, especially the platinum metals, it is necessary to work out processes which will recover every possible ounce of value from each carload which is mined.”
“Fans are invited to fill up their car, van or truck with friends and family and drive to the track to receive and old-fashioned 'carload' discount.”
“The one weekend of that month that I am not working, my parents deliver a carload of our wedding gifts to us from Buffalo.”
“After rail traffic was relatively flat in the first half of 2008, carload traffic fell 10.1 percent in November and then 14.2 percent in December compared to the year before.”
“In February 1975 I was a passenger in a carload of lawyers and legal workers attacked at the Pine Ridge Airport by members of the vigilante group known as the “Goon Squad” (Guardians of the Oglala Nation) under the direct orders of Tribal Chairman Dick Wilson.”
“My favorite the Ithaca mdl 37 deerslayer slew a carload of deer for me on FT Benning.”
“The company's carload volumes rose 14% last year and it anticipates a smaller jump this year.”
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