gross weight

Definition of "gross weight"
  1. The total weight of a shipment, including the actual goods, its packaging, and the transport vehicle, normally capped at around 80,000 pounds for highway transportation
How to use "gross weight" in a sentence
  1. The gross weight of the truck shipment, including the trailer and cargo, must not exceed legal highway limits.
  2. His job was to verify the gross weight of goods before they were shipped.
  3. They were fined for exceeding the gross weight limit on the highway.

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