Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Goods carried by a large vehicle; The front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents.

Usage examples (36)
  • Possible increase in payload of 15 - 20,000 pounds.
  • Slowing climbing to altitude using aerodynamic lift while its payload is very heavy.
  • The customized malware payload is innocuous looking, low profile, and usually avoids typical malware giveaways.
  • Of course they operate in different speed regimes, but the bike plus its payload is very light compared to the car plus its payload. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.