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Definition of "carga" [carga]

  • A Spanish unit both of weight and of measure, varying in different places and for different commodities, but generally about 275 pounds a voirdupois as a weight and 40 gallons as a measure. (noun)

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Use "carga" in a sentence
  • "The load, which is termed a carga, was generally three hundred pounds."
  • "Load bearing walls, muros de carga, rely upon the compressive strength of the blocks or bricks and not just the beams."
  • "Un granjero llamado Chon tuvo una severa colisión contra un gran camión de carga."