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payload

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪləʊd/

Translation of payload in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (load) [Aerospace/Espacio] [Transport/Transporte] carga (feminine) útil
    Example sentences
    • The airplane will usually be carrying a payload (passengers, cargo, weapons) and often a full load of fuel.
    • The airline wanted an aircraft with excellent payload to achieve a good passenger-seat-per-mile cost even though it would be a more expensive aircraft to initially purchase.
    • A long, slender fuselage was necessary to contain most of the fuel as well as the landing gear and payloads.
    Example sentences
    • The satellite will carry a payload that will transmit a Galileo experimental signal.
    • I've restricted it to spacecraft carrying useful payloads that actually flew.
    • It operates microgravity science payloads for ground and spaceflight research.
    1.2 (explosive capacity) carga (feminine) explosiva
    Example sentences
    • It will carry a warhead payload of 404 dual-purpose improved conventional munition bomblets.
    • Moreover, it is studying new kinds of warheads and payloads for the missiles, as well as new missiles.
    • It will have a 30-minute loiter time at 70 kilometers capability using a micro turbojet engine and a warhead payload.

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