Definition of payload noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpeɪləʊd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪloʊd//
    (specialist) Parts of a plane
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  1. 1the passengers and goods on a ship or an aircraft for which payment is received See related entries: Parts of a plane
  2. 2the goods that a vehicle, for example a lorry/truck, is carrying; the amount it is carrying
  3. 3the explosive power of a bomb or a missile
  4. 4the equipment carried by a spacecraft or satellite
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: payload