trainload


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train·load

 (trān′lōd′)
n.
The number of occupants or the amount of material that a passenger or freight train can hold.

trainload

(ˈtreɪnˌləʊd)
n
the quantity of people or cargo sufficient to fill a train
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Noun1.trainload - quantity that can be carried by a traintrainload - quantity that can be carried by a train
load, loading - a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"
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And meantime trainloads of supplies were coming in for their accommodation, including beer and whisky, so that they might not be tempted to go outside.
The 'mad dog's' march must be stopped.' Elsewhere, on a page of war coverage, the paper told how on the Friday before the declaration of war - following the news that Germany had bombed Warsaw and other Polish towns - the first trainload of children and mothers, evacuated from Glasgow, arrived at platform 10 of Stirling Railway Station.
The working, under BR sectorisation, was booked for locos drawn from the Trainload Coal fleet.
60004 after a trainload of railway enthusiasts arrived in Aberdeen from King's Cross station in London
In 1938, Steele purchased a full trainload of fertilizer--another railroad first--for local farms, his agricultural suppliers.
A lorry-load of tortoises crashed into a trainload of terrapins.
Another 1 million tons is under long-term or short-term contracts.<br />"Sand demand and pricing remain strong, with most of our current available processing capabilities sold out for the next 60 days," CEO Arty Straehla said.<br />Some large drillers will use an entire trainload of sand to frack a 2-mile lateral wellbore; that's 100 rail cars loaded down with about 2.4 million pounds.
Lawyer Manuelito Luna, in a recent media advisory, said that from a truckload, the complainants now have 'a trainload of proof to pin (Morales) down.'
A trade paper advert for the movie proclaimed: "Buster drives 'The General' to trainload of laughter" and Keaton himself once said: "Railroads are a great prop.
At one time, Andrus order the Idaho State Police to block a trainload of waste headed to the site near Arco.
It's not just about moving a trainload [of materials].