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shipload

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport
shiploadship‧load /ˈʃɪpləʊd $ -loʊd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTAMOUNTthe amount of goods or people a ship can carryshipload of 🔊 Several shiploads of grain arrived in the harbor that day.
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shiploadThey used to swap aluminium ore for shiploads of them imported from the Soviet Union.shipload ofSeveral shiploads of grain arrived in the harbor that day.
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