Adjective "Cart-Loads" definition and examples

(Cart-Loads may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kɑːt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A strong open vehicle with two or four wheels, typically used for carrying loads and pulled by a horse.
  1. 'Not half an hour out, horse-drawn carts haul huge loads of hay across flat fields and peasants stroll to markets.'
  2. 'Shops began to open and street vendors hawked vegetables loaded onto donkey carts.'
  3. 'Two shire horses pulled a cart full of waving children, books and bedding and the youngsters were met by the school's junior choir who sang outside the church.'
  4. 'Just because it was once open to horse and carts or chariots means they could drive a double-decker bus down it if they wanted to.'
  5. 'We set off in an open cart drawn by four whip-scarred little oxen and piled high with equipment and provisions.'
  6. 'Several passengers were thrown from the carts, with four having to be airlifted to hospital.'
  7. 'There, cows and geese sway and horses pull carts past old men who sit motionless in the shade of a few broad trees.'
  8. 'The northbound section which opened in 1897 for horses and carts, now carries a daily traffic flow of 50,000 vehicles on its two lanes.'
  9. 'Once everyone was cowering inside a protective ring of wagons, carts, and horses, Hasim breathed a sigh of relief.'
  10. 'Traffic duty consisted of ensuring the roads were not obstructed by horses and carts, hansom cabs and making sure that persons being carried in sedan chairs were transported on the road not on the pavement.'
  11. 'She smiled sweetly at me and pushed her cart through and then stood there with her wallet open, waiting silently for me to finish.'
  12. 'Adriana and I both noticed for the first time a stewardess pushing a cart.'
  13. 'Three days ago we ate our first mango of the season, an undistinguished specimen which Mary bought from the fruit lady who pushes her cart past our gate every day.'
  14. 'The doors opened and the chef walked in, pushing a cart full of platters.'
  15. 'I watch men or women pushing carts heavily laden with their wares in searing temperatures, stifling humidity or drenching rain.'
  16. 'The men push and pull carts through the dusty streets of the city.'
  17. 'The woman sat on one side and on the other side placed gifts for her family, while her husband pushed the cart along the rugged path.'
  18. 'Behind him, the door swung open and a guard pushed a cart into the room.'
  19. 'Through wind and rain he was to be seen pushing his cart through the village, keeping the place spotless.'
  20. 'She pushed the cart that contained the empty cups of various forms of medication into an empty examination room.'
  21. 'The boy/robber careened onto the freeway on-ramp, just missing a woman pushing a grocery cart.'
  22. 'Then it hit me… he is pushing a cart, full of groceries.'
  23. 'The message: shoppers who visit the supermarket can waste a lot of money filling up their cart with purchases they had not planned on.'
  24. 'I thought that the only thing that could destroy my serenity was being hungry, so I went back to the supermarket and started loading up carts with non perishable food.'
  25. 'He lunges at her, knocking a supermarket cart aside.'
  26. 'She strolled the aisle, reading the labels of various jars as she passed, when she accidentally pushed her cart into someone else's.'
  27. 'She pushed the empty cart past him and went through the Employees Only room.'
  28. 'Jaws drop at my temerity as I hurriedly push my cart past the line-up.'
  29. 'I also wheeled people's carts out for them and put the bags in their cars.'
  30. 'The woman smiled and wandered in with the smallest hint of a limp, pushing a food cart.'
  31. 'I don't care if they become president of the United States or the person in charge of bringing the carts in from the supermarket parking lot.'
  32. 'I headed towards the aisle with all the diary products, pushing my cart and was wondering if there was a party I could go to after dinner when I saw her.'
  33. 'from the product page select the size and quantity you'd like and click ‘Buy’ to add it to your cart'
  34. 'Next, you need to click the 'Buy' button and add the product to your cart.'
  35. 'You must add the item to your cart to see the discount.'
  36. 'A successful display will entice consumers to click though to product pages - the final necessary step for them to add items to their cart.'
  37. 'Get your cart to $25 to get free shipping as well!'

verb

Convey or put in a cart or similar vehicle.
  1. 'The meat will then either be carted off to landfills, tossed into incinerators, or set aside for rendering into nonhuman protein sources - i.e., dog and livestock food.'
  2. 'The waste collection is entirely mechanized with the trucks using their forklifts to lift the bins and transfer the waste from bin to truck which is carted away to a modern waste processing facility outside town.'
  3. 'One of his three sons Len Watson became a contract carrier in Carnamah and districts - carting wheat, superphosphate, sheep, wool and general freight from 1932-1949.'
  4. 'In one year it did 90 trips between Helen Springs and Camooweal and according to Vestey company records it travelled about two million miles carting cattle around the outback.'
  5. 'Peter Baum, administration officer with Casino Rural Lands Protection Board, said some landowners in the Malanganee area are already carting water.'
  6. 'Dump trucks made over 300 trips carting raw material out before legions of workers began building new stages, stairs, railings and doorways.'
  7. 'Boys carted crates of water in and others hauled workable furniture out on tractors.'
  8. 'It is becoming increasingly urgent that we get collection centres established in order to move small lots of stock off farms which cannot reasonably or viably be carted halfway across the country for slaughter.'
Carry (a heavy or cumbersome object) somewhere with difficulty.
  1. 'weary of carting instruments around, they converted an industrial space into a studio'
  2. 'And if all goes wrong, the gear is transportable, the dust proof boxes housing the main components even have slots for fork lifts, and it can all be carted away.'
  3. 'As the trophy is carted off, it is announced that the event has raised a record $3,000 for charity.'
  4. 'Having just had a baby it is difficult to cart all the bags and boxes into the car when you are busy with the baby.'
  5. 'And now my shoulder's out from carting heavy record bags all over London.'
  6. 'Electrified, he waited in the shadows until the driver and a Club employee carted a heavy crate inside, then he slipped into the building behind them.'
  7. 'Numerous taxicabs and limousines pulled up to the gilded doorway, dropping off guests while young bellboys carted luggage up the service elevator to various suites.'
  8. 'Though his truck is a picture of driving comfort, Mr McAuliffe is far from lax about the responsibilities he carries in carting thousands of litres of fuel across the Mid West countryside.'
  9. 'He said: ‘The lift is not suitable for carting beds up and down and there is no defibrillation equipment which is essential in case there is an emergency.’'
  10. 'It hadn't taken much fast talking to get one of the men carting wood up to give us a lift down; I think he was too terrified to argue.'
  11. 'I've packed light, just in case I have to come straight back home after the gig tonight… in which case I don't need to be carting loads of luggage around with me.'
  12. 'seven demonstrators were carted away by the police'
  13. 'Declared in June, the date falls on the anniversary of Wallenberg's 1945 arrest, when he was carted off by Soviets to eventually die somewhere, it is believed, in the Gulag archipelago.'
  14. 'Three young women are carted off from their homes at the beginning of The Magdalene Sisters, a new film from director Peter Mullan.'
  15. 'My Luskin ancestors were Polish Jews, most of whom remained in Poland at the time Hitler invaded and started carting Polish Jews off to the furnaces.'
  16. 'Indeed, these days most time is spent carting the kids to and from school.'
  17. 'I was a very jolly and entertaining drunk until I was carted off to hospital with pancreatitis three years ago.'
  18. 'They carted me off to Emergency, where the doctors and nurses, once they determined I wasn't likely to die abruptly on them, ignored me.'
  19. 'When other mothers were carting their children around in what I saw as a desperate attempt to pretend nothing had changed in their lives, I was/am a stickler for the nap schedule.'
  20. 'And just like many other mothers, my mother carted us around from one activity to another encouraging us to discover our interests and talents.'
  21. 'He asks two club-goers outside what has happened, and they tell him that someone has been beaten in the side alley, that an ambulance has carted him off.'
  22. 'He is unceremoniously carted around in a plastic urn inside a carrier bag which nervously changes hands between them.'
  23. 'he carted Sinfield for six'
  24. 'Needing 11 off the last two balls, Pollock carted counterpart Jayasuriya for a six but was unable to repeat that off the final delivery.'
  25. 'Hamish Marshall followed for 6 and it took Craig McMillan, who carted 33 off 35 balls, to lift New Zealand past 250.'

More definitions

noun

1. the amount a cart can hold.

Origin

(cartload)Middle English: from Old Norse kartr, probably influenced by Anglo-Norman French and Old Northern French carete, diminutive of carre (see car).

Phrase

in the cart
put the cart before the horse