Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quantity that a car can hold.
  • n. The official minimum weight necessary to ship freight at a reduced rate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The contents of an automobile (passengers, supplies, etc.) for one trip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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

Etymologies

car +‎ load (Wiktionary)

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