What does Payload mean?

Definitions for Payload
ˈpeɪˌloʊdpay·load

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warhead, payload, loadnoun

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

  2. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignmentnoun

    goods carried by a large vehicle

Wiktionary

  1. payloadnoun

    That part of a cargo that produces revenue

  2. payloadnoun

    The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft

  3. payloadnoun

    That part of a rocket, missile, propelled stinger or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance, such as a warhead or satellite.

  4. payloadnoun

    The functional part of a computer virus rather than the part that spreads it

  5. payloadnoun

    The actual data in a data stream

ChatGPT

  1. payload

    Payload refers to the part of transmitted data that is the actual intended message or the cargo carried by a vehicle. In the context of transportation, it refers to the load carried by an aircraft or spacecraft consisting of things like passengers or cargo. In computing and telecommunication, it refers to the essential data that is being carried within a packet or other transmission units, excluding the metadata or headers.

Wikidata

  1. Payload

    In military aircraft or space exploration, the payload is the carrying capacity of an aircraft or space ship, including cargo, munitions, scientific instruments or experiments. Extra fuel, when optionally carried, is also considered part of the payload. The fraction of payload to the total liftoff weight of the air or spacecraft is known as the "payload fraction". When the weight of the payload and fuel are considered together, it is known as the "useful load fraction". In spacecraft, "mass fraction" is normally used, which is the ratio of payload to everything else, including the rocket structure. There is a natural trade-off between the payload and the range of an aircraft. A payload range diagram illustrates the trade-off. The top horizontal line represents the maximum payload. It is limited structurally by maximum zero fuel weight of the aircraft. Maximum payload is the difference between maximum zero-fuel Weight and operational empty weight. Moving left-to-right along the line shows the constant maximum payload as the range increases. More fuel needs to be added for more range. Weight in the fuel tanks in the wings does not contribute as significantly to the bending moment in the wing as does weight in the fuselage. So even when the airplane has been loaded with its maximum payload that the wings can support, it can still carry a significant amount of fuel.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. payload

    1. The sum of the weight of passengers and cargo that an aircraft can carry. See also load. 2. The warhead, its container, and activating devices in a military missile. 3. The satellite or research vehicle of a space probe or research missile. 4. The load (expressed in tons of cargo or equipment, gallons of liquid, or number of passengers) which the vehicle is designed to transport under specified conditions of operation, in addition to its unladen weight.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Payload in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Payload in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Payload in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Pucciarella:

    We built in a lot of redundancies, because we want to do everything possible to protect the payload.

  2. Northrop Grumman:

    . The new strike bomber will start deploying in about a decade. The aircraft is expected to replace the nearly four-decades old B-1 as well as the legendary B-52 Stratofortress that has served the country for about six decades. Related : Marine Corps ' new helicopter completes Marine Corps ' new helicopter first flight This new bomber will be fully loaded with lots of technologies and next-gen innovations that are cloaked in secrecy. Marine Corps ' new helicopter may even withstand nuclear weapon-generated electromagnetic pulses( EMPs) and still operate. What will Marine Corps ' new helicopter be like ? The military has kept details of the wish list for its new bomber classified. During the Super Bowl, Northrop Grumman’s ad featured a new aircraft shrouded in mystery – literally cloaked at one point. Some industry experts believe this was a representation of Northrop’s vision for the new mysterious bomber. B-2 We can look to the B-2 bomber, also made by Northrop Grumman, for an idea of what we might expect. The B-2 aircraft has been a mainstay for the military with The B-2 aircraft stealth long-range and big payload strike bomber capabilities. Related : Navy taps Raytheon for sophisticated' last chance' gun system The B-2 Spirit Bomber carries a crew of two and took its first flight in 1989 and entered the operational fleet in 1993. The original B-2 fleet was 21 aircraft. The four 19,000-pound-thrust F118-GE engines give the B-2 its power, allowing it to fly more than 600 miles per hour. With a 172-foot wingspan, the B-2 can fly to a ceiling of 50,000 feet. B-2 is built for stealth. During the Cold War, it was designed to beat air defense systems, penetrating deep into Soviet Union airspace and deliver a nuclear bomb if necessary. Cold War design allows it to evade radar and makes it tough to detect. Instead of metal, the structure is made from advanced composites like resin-impregnated graphite fiber. Related : Meet' Viper' - the newest F-16 Fighter The aircraft can travel a very long range - to approximately 6,000 nautical miles. If the aircraft is refueled while in the air, then it can fly even farther - an additional 4,000 miles without landing. The B-2 Spirit Bomber can carry more than 40,000 pounds of nuclear or conventional munitions – that’s the kind of power that can dramatically change the battle space in one flight. The aircraft is designed to deliver these munitions precisely on target even in adverse weather conditions. Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri is home to the majority of the current B-2 fleet. The aircraft has deployed recently in combat in Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq. Related : 11 stunning F-22 fighter jet images Since it was introduced more than 20 years ago, many advances have been incorporated to improve the B-2's lethality. The aircraft’s ability to receive updated target data while in the midst of a mission was also improved. Other upgrade programs improved the B-2’s capabilities to collect, process and then distribute battlefield data to teams throughout the world. The sleek B-2 has a unique flying wing design that supports its radar evasion and hard to detect design. The Super Bowl commercial showed a sort of bat wing shape, similar to B-2, but the specs of the new plane have remained secret. The Air Force has made the right decision for our nation's security, as the company that developed and delivered the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, we look forward to providing The Air Force with a highly-capable and affordable next-generation Long-Range Strike Bomber.

  3. Cedric Leighton:

    The FOAB is a thermobaric bomb, which means that its payload explodes at much higher temperatures, the result is that living things within the area of detonation are vaporized, making the FOAB a spectacularly terrible weapon.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    I saw some of the A-10s that are flying bombing missions against ISIL (the Pentagon's term for ISIS) when I was at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey last December, and we need the additional payload capacity they can bring to the fight, we're pushing off the A-10's final retirement until 2022 so we can keep more aircraft that can drop smart bombs on ISIL.

  5. David Goggins:

    With the Virginia Payload Modules, we’re adding a body section that will house four additional Virginia Payload Tubes. That will allow you to go from 12 to 40 Tomahawks – that is the main driver or requirement for this new module.

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