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containerload Line breaks: con|tainer|load
Pronunciation: /kənˈteɪnələʊd/

Definition of containerload in English:


An amount of something that can be carried in a standard shipping container: containerloads of goods worldwide corporations churning out bikes by the containerload
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  • From the beginning of the 20th century until the 1960s whole containerloads of furniture left Ireland, most of it headed for America.
  • The first consignment arrived along with a container-load of second-hand medical equipment also donated by members of overseas Rotary clubs.
  • In 1998 Laura George and Rebecca Rowe imported a container-load of French country antiques and took them to a Dublin fair.
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