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1. The quantity that a car can hold.
2. The minimum weight necessary to ship freight by rail at a reduced rate.
the amount borne by an automobile: a carload of French tourists.
1. the amount carried by a car, esp. a freight car.
2. the minimum weight required to ship a load by rail at a discount rate (car′load rate`).
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|Noun||1.||carload - a gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile|
|2.||carload - the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car; "he imported wine by the boatload"|