Associations to the word «Payload»


PAYLOAD, noun. That part of a cargo that produces revenue
PAYLOAD, noun. The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment, and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft
PAYLOAD, noun. That part of a rocket, missile, propelled stinger, or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance, such as a warhead or satellite.
PAYLOAD, noun. (computing) The functional part of a computer virus rather than the part that spreads it
PAYLOAD, noun. (communication) The actual data in a data stream

Dictionary definition

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

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