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cartload

The quantity a cart will carry, usually ¼ to 1 cu yd (approx. 0.2 to 0.8 cu m).
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Tommy and his sister, Annie, live catty-corner across the street from the church their father pastors, and they're fascinated by the cartloads of wounded Confederate soldiers who are being cared for there.
"Cartloads of paper and other rubbish was left behind by the record crowd ...while the condition of the barriers smashed to match-wood on the Swan Lane side, near to the corner of the old stand, provided ample evidence of the crush."
Hyacinths in India must have done more to serve the drive to independence than cartloads of demonstrators.
It provides ever-increasing cartloads of demographic, economic, and social statistics about the American people.
In rural areas like Hyangsan County in North Pyongan province, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) from Pyongyang, people are out each day on snow-covered roads pulling cartloads of firewood and cabbage and stockpiling whatever else they can for the months ahead.
An account from the Birmingham archives reads: "Mr John Wilinson writes that nine days after hailstorms at Tew, Oxfordshire, he took up hail stones six-and-a-half inches in diameter and sent two cartloads of ice to the Ice House.
Read thus, Shakespeare's preoccupation with the decomposition of bodies into earth recalls 'the cartloads of dirt tradesmen possibly heaped in mounds to give their Doomsday pageant wagon the look of a graveyard' (130).
He used a series of rafts made from ling (a type of heather) and furze (gorse) tied in bundles as foundations, upon which he poured cartloads of stone and gravel with a cambered surface to ensure good drainage.
There are some fascinating pictures of Maindy Pool where between 1926 and 1934 some 16,000 cartloads of rubble were tipped after a number of children and adults were drowned there.
"PAC systems require virtually no human involvement and may enable staff to be reassigned from hauling and dumping cartloads of matrix waste to other tasks.
You have to feel sorry for the families when mourners turn up with cartloads of molotovs and turn these tragic events into war zones.
The alkaline pH coupled with a lack of boron had prevented beets and carrots from benefiting from the nutrients provided by the annual cartloads of composted manure applied to the garden.