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payloadnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpeɪˌloʊd/
the ​amount of ​explosive that a ​missilecarries, or the ​equipmentcarried in a ​spacecraft
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payloadnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈpeɪləʊd/ TRANSPORT
the ​totalnumber of ​passengers and ​weight of ​goods that an ​aircraft or a ​shipcarries or can ​carry, for which ​payment is received: The 767s ​carry a maximum payload of 75,000 ​pounds.
goods that a ​vehicle is ​carrying or can ​carry: The ​truck involved in the ​collision was ​carrying a payload of ​toxicmaterials.
(Definition of payload from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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