wagonload


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wag·on·load

 (wăg′ən-lōd′)
n.
The amount that a wagon can hold.

wagonload

(ˈwæɡənˌləʊd) or

waggonload

n
(Automotive Engineering) the load that is or can be carried by a wagon
Translations

wagonload

[ˈwægənləʊd] Ncarretada f, carga f de un carro
50 wagonloads of coal50 vagones de carbón

wagonload

waggonload [ˈwægənˌləʊd] n (on train) → carico; (on cart) → carrettata
References in classic literature ?
If he was pitching hay, her slender little figure, short dress a-flutter, was to be seen standing on the fragrant wagonload.
They would have a wonderful wedding--dozens of clergymen, scores of organs playing 'The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden,' platoons of bridesmaids, wagonloads of cake.
To this place there came every day many hundreds of wagonloads of garbage and trash from the lake front, where the rich people lived; and in the heaps the children raked for food--there were hunks of bread and potato peelings and apple cores and meat bones, all of it half frozen and quite unspoiled.
Perhaps, my father, there were sixty full wagonloads of dry wood piled together there in the centre of the place.
Kate brings back the man's hat, along with a wagonload of saplings.
Optiyard will facilitate real-time interaction between yard and relevant network it systems that allow for software based planning and ultimately optimisation of single wagonload and blocktrain operational processes.
MUSIC Spooky Men's Chorale As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks.
So the last Conservative Government, in effect, drove a wagonload of disabled people around to the door of your local authority, dumped them on the doorstep and said "Your problem now.
Anyone who'd ever tried to scoop out a wagonload of ear corn would understand the need for a scoop board.
Ed Gamble Ed's stand-up show promises to contain a wagonload of misguided opinions and wild conjecture.
Halfway up the hill, he passed Fleager on his route, skinny shoulders hunched, hauling his wagonload of papers.
On one occasion when he was at camp, one of the farmers had a wagonload of peaches, and he went down to the wharf to have these peaches sent over to Toronto, but he just missed the ferry.