When you're talking about the weight of something, you can use the word payloads to refer to the weight of the object itself, as well as the weight of the material that the object is made of.

  • The payload of the rocket was very heavy.

  • The payload of the bomb was very dangerous.

Definition of payloads


goods carried by a large vehicle


cargo, consignment, freight, lading, load, loading, shipment


the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents


load, warhead

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