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noun [C] uk   /ˈpeɪ.ləʊd/ us    /-loʊd/
the amount of goods or people that a vehicle, such as a truck or aircraft, can carryInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume the explosive that a missile carries the equipment carried in a spacecraft
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