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A shipload of people or goods is as many people or goods as a ship can carry.

...a shipload of refugees...

A shipload of supplies arrived in Havana, Cuba, last night.

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  • Shipload — Ship load , n. The load, or cargo, of a ship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shipload — index cargo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shipload — [ship′lōd΄] n. a full load for a ship …   English World dictionary

  • shipload — UK [ˈʃɪpˌləʊd] / US [ˈʃɪpˌloʊd] noun [countable] Word forms shipload : singular shipload plural shiploads an amount of goods, or a number of people, carried on a ship …   English dictionary

  • shipload — ship|load [ˈʃıpləud US loud] n the amount of goods or people a ship can carry shipload of ▪ Several shiploads of grain arrived in the harbor that day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shipload — noun (C) the amount of goods or people a ship can carry (+ of): A shipload of new cars has just arrived …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shipload — ship ► NOUN 1) a large seagoing boat. 2) a sailing vessel with a bowsprit and three or more square rigged masts. 3) a spaceship. 4) N. Amer. an aircraft. ► VERB (shipped, shipping) 1) transport on …   English terms dictionary

  • shipload — noun Date: 1639 1. as much or as many as will fill or load a ship 2. an indefinitely large amount or number …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shipload — /ship lohd /, n. 1. a full load for a ship. 2. the cargo or load carried by a ship. [1630 40; SHIP + LOAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipload — noun The amount (of cargo) that a ship can carry …   Wiktionary

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