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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- Container-loads of BMW gearboxes and windscreens were washed onto Branscombe Beach in East Devon when the 70,000-ton freighter ran aground in January.
- Pharmacists already number large among the container-loads of nurses, doctors and others seeking a better life and greater freedom abroad.
- The first consignment arrived along with a container-load of second-hand medical equipment also donated by members of overseas Rotary clubs.