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trainload

[treyn-lohd] /ˈtreɪnˌloʊd/
noun, Railroads.
1.
the cargo or passenger capacity of a train.
2.
a specified minimum number of loaded cars or tons of cargo necessary to secure a special rate (train·load rate)
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; train + load
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Examples for trainload
  • So instead the plant is literally going away, at a rate of about a trainload a week.
  • Heretofore trainload after trainload of potatoes have been shipped into the hills, but this year the reverse will be the case.

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