line-haul
noun Date: circa 1923 the transporting of items or persons between terminals

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • line haul — The transportation of goods by railroad from an initial point to a terminal point on the same road or on a connecting road. Switching service is not a line haul but is an incident to a line haul. Cummings Sand & Gravel Co. v Minneapolis & St.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • line-haul — /luyn hawl /, adj. noting or pertaining to the transport, usually by truck, of heavy loads of freight for long distances or between cities. Also, long haul. * * * …   Universalium

  • line-haul — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the actual transporting of items (as freight) between terminals as distinguished from pickup, delivery, and other terminal services * * * /luyn hawl /, adj. noting or pertaining to the transport, usually by truck, of heavy loads …   Useful english dictionary

  • line haul charge — The fee based on the distance and quantity (weight or space occupied) of mail transported by highway or rail between two points. This charge is distinguished from the terminal charge for loading and unloading mail …   Glossary of postal terms

  • line-haul charge — A charge made by a carrier for transportation, inclusive of accessorial or incidental service in receiving or delivering freight in carload lots on private or industrial sidings or spur tracks. 13 Am J2d Car § 467 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • haul — A pull. The movement of railroad cars whether on the main line or in switching operations. United States v Erie R. Co. 237 US 402, 59 L Ed 1019, 35 S Ct 621. See line haul; long and short haul …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • line-hauler — /luyn haw leuhr/, n. a heavy duty truck suitable for line haul transportation. Also, linehauler. [LINE HAUL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • line-hauler — /luyn haw leuhr/, n. a heavy duty truck suitable for line haul transportation. Also, linehauler. [LINE HAUL + ER1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul|age — «H lihj», noun. 1. the act or process of hauling. 2. the force used in hauling. 3. a charge made for hauling, especially that made by a railroad for cars or goods hauled. 4. a charge made by a railroad for the use of a line of track …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of hauling VERB + HAUL ▪ give sth PREPOSITION ▪ haul on ▪ When I shout, give a haul on the rope. 2 distance AD …   Collocations dictionary

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