Car-load

carload

[kahr-lohd]
noun
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:
1850–55, Americanism; car1 + load

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