Meaning of -LOAD in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -loʊd ]

( -loads)

-load combines with nouns referring to a vehicle or container to form nouns that refer to the total amount of something that the vehicle or container mentioned can hold or carry.

The first plane-loads of food, children’s clothing and medical supplies began arriving.

...a lorry-load of sheep on their way across Europe.


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