how to pronounce payload


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payload is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of payload in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… commercial k-band payload built outside …”

meanings of payload


  1. The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment, and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft.
  2. That part of a rocket, missile, propelled stinger, or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance, such as a warhead or satellite.
  3. The functional part of a computer virus or another type of malware program, rather than the part that spreads it.
  4. The actual data in a data stream.
  5. That part of a cargo that produces revenue.

payload frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word payload occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics payload can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that payload can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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