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Definitions of freight

  1.   goods carried by a large vehicle
  2.   transport by freight
  3.   transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
  4.   the charge for transporting something by common carrier we pay the freight or the freight rate is usually cheaper
  5.   load with goods for transportation
  6.   the charge for transporting something by common carrier we pay the freight the freight rate is usually cheaper
  7.   transport commercially as cargo
  8.   That with which anything in fraught or laden for transportation lading cargo especially of a ship or a car on a railroad etc as a freight of cotton a full freight
  9.   The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired
  10.   The price paid a common carrier for the carriage of goods
  11.   Freight transportation or freight line
  12.   Employed in the transportation of freight having to do with freight as a freight car
  13.   To load with goods as a ship or vehicle of any kind for transporting them from one place to another to furnish with freight as to freight a ship to freight a car
  14.   transportation or freight line
  15.   The goods with which a vessel car etc is loaded cargo method of transporting bulky goods by common carriers often slowly as distinguished from express the sum paid or charged for hauling goods
  16.   Used for hauling goods
  17.   To load with goods for hauling hire or charter
  18.   The lading or cargo esp of a ship merchandise live stock and produce transported on other than fast express trains on American railways the charge for transporting goods by water or by rail
  19.   To load a ship
  20.   Lading of a ship railway car c charge for transportation
  21.   To load as a ship c
  22.   To load transport
  23.   Goods transported or the price of transportation that with which anything is laden
  24.   Freightage
  25.   Freighter
  26.   For transporting goods
  27.   The cargo or any part of the cargo of a ship the sum charged or paid for the transportation of goods by water goods transported by railway
  28.   To load with goods as a ship with a view to their transportation to hire for this purpose
  29.   The cargo or part of the cargo of a ship the hire of a ship the charge or price for transporting goods by water
  30.   To load with goods for transport by water to engage or hire for transport of goods

Quotes of freight

  1. There is a light at the end of the tunnel hopefully its not a freight train – Mariah Carey
  2. No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise he missed the Internet like a barreling freight train that he didn't hear or see coming – Jim Clark
  3. It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song but it's true I was raised in a freight car – Merle Haggard
  4. With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure – Dennis Hastert
  5. Admire a small ship but put your freight in a large one for the larger the load the greater will be the profit upon profit – Hesiod
  6. Beyond highways and roads we need more money for mass transit intercity passenger rail and freight rail We have a long way to go to bridge the funding gaps – Bill Lipinski
  7. Freight mobility and movement while not a sexy policy issue is a highly important one Capacity constraints and congestion on our nation's freight rail system create many problems – Bill Lipinski
  8. A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad – Theodore Roosevelt

Usage examples for freight

  1. This freight item amounts to a good deal in the course of a year – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  2. Now I am going to order that we do not pay you one dollar for freight – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  3. But now I learned he had not fought at all he had been a mere commissary clerk moving rations and blankets on freight trains ” – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  4. Time sped on days months and some years had passed since the first of the Michigan Central Railroad was built and the cars running east and west loaded with passengers and freight when one morning I heard a strange noise – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  5. As I headed across the railroad tracks that led to the docks suddenly Sam and his gang appeared from around a freight car – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  6. But their teams usually came east with little freight as the furs sent to Europe came down in carts not one of which had so much iron as a nail in them and which came in long creaking trains drawn by oxen or Indian ponies – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  7. I've telephoned to the freight agent – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  8. They are far cheaper than in Skerries and it is the same freight to Whalsay ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. We was ridin' a fast freight goin' west – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  10. Daddy said it was about freight – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  11. At this moment there is on the floor a row of chairs overturned to make not horses and carriages as they used to do in my young days but a train of cars and on one of them sits Arthur Elliott Greenleaf representing at once engine whistle conductor and freight – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  12. We got quite friendly and one night he said to me 'There's a freight that stops here nearly due – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  13. He said among other things that when the railroads in France take freight they guarantee the time of delivery if desired and include an extra charge in the rate – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  14. 10 272 What is the freight from there – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. Passing the angle of the freight depot brought the little harbor into full view – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  16. “ Meg wanted to go there first but Sam was anxious to reach the freight station – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  17. “ A freight train in a Canadian river isn't a very uncommon object Festing rejoined – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  18. His next task was to secure a freight – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  19. But I'm tired of this country and done with it and I mean to pull my freight to morrow – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  20. When they came again to the surface the little train with its handful of human freight had disappeared – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009

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