• WordNet 3.6
    • n payload goods carried by a large vehicle
    • n payload the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
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In literature:

But those landing rockets and Lieutenant Commander Brown constituted all its payload.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
Do you suppose the thing dropped its payload right next to us?
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
With a dummy payload.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
It is air-breathing vehicle that would lift research payloads directly into space.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

On breast cancer, using a drug to deliver a toxic payload to tumor cells while leaving healthy ones alone.
UCSB Researcher Discovers Way to Deliver Bigger Medicine Payload to Tumors.
Adaptive code and modulation (ACM) technology is poised to provide cellular backhaul infrastructure with the efficiency needed to meet growing demand for high-capacity payloads.
Simply input the GoogleMaps location you'd like to destroy and select the historical payload you want to unleash.
Length overall 102.0 m Length (waterline) 101.4 m Beam (molded) 26.8 m Hull depth (molded) 7.6 m Hull draft (maximum) 4.2 m. PAYLOAD AND CAPACITIES.
Amateur space detectives think they have identified the top-secret payload that roared into orbit on an Atlas rocket this weekend.
Robotic palletizer capable of unparalleled speed, reach and payload.
A traffic accident in Illinois Wednesday can be seen as nothing short of a tragedy for meat lovers everywhere: a truck overturned on I-74, spilling its entire payload -- more than 40 thousand pounds of bacon .
SENER launch its newest V70R2.0 FORAN release with a good payload of new capabilities for shipbuilding & offshore sectors.
Turkey chokes are unique compared to other types of payload-control systems.
In comparison to the Ace M, the Ace L has an extended payload range of 0lbs to 13lbs.
The 235-horsepower hauler has a payload, if you want to carry all 85 gallons of fuel, of 590 pounds.
The X-37B vehicle and its cargo bay packed with a classified payload is set to make the third mission of the program.
Drove payloader into front doors in apparent attempt to steal ATM.
He has overseen launches of military and scientific payloads.

In science:

The payload are pointers to the parameters of the constructor.
dup -- Explicit un-sharing in Haskell
Again, the payload contains references to their free variables.
dup -- Explicit un-sharing in Haskell
As prior works, we define the throughput as the successfully transmitted payload in the network within unit time period.
A++ Random Access for Two-way Relaying in Wireless Networks
E [P ] represents the average payload in a packet and Psucc ,X are obtained from previous derivations.
A++ Random Access for Two-way Relaying in Wireless Networks
It should be noticed that the transmission failure not necessarily means the failure of the transmission of payload bits.
A++ Random Access for Two-way Relaying in Wireless Networks