verb (used with object)
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Origin of freight
synonym study for freight
OTHER WORDS FROM freightfreightless, adjectiveo·ver·freight, verb (used with object)un·freight·ed, adjective
Words nearby freight
Example sentences from the Web for freight
This year, electric vehicle startups have gone public in droves on those terms, with multibillion-dollar valuations doled out to innovators like QuantumScape, a battery developer, and Hyliion, which makes electrified powertrains for freight trucks.The electric car frenzy is helping even troubled companies raise big money|dzanemorris|October 23, 2020|Fortune
Diesel engines are the workhorses of freight transportation and agriculture — and by extension keep the economy fed and well supplied.ClearFlame Engine Technologies takes aim at cleaning up diesel engines|Kirsten Korosec|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Accordingly, Horowitz encouraged Tristan to abandon a few of his earliest ideas—one to revolutionize freight, another tackling childhood obesity with play—and instead to pursue this thing he was uniquely experienced to execute.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs|Rachel King|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Rose, who is Reliable’s chief executive officer, says the company’s business plan is to equip a fleet of Cessna 208 Caravans with its self-flying systems and use them for air freight deliveries.Cessna makes history by taking off and landing with no one aboard. Here’s how|Jeremy Kahn|August 26, 2020|Fortune
A similar subscription model is planned by Nikola, but Nikola is focused largely on commercial electric freight trucks and is expected to require more commitment from customers.Electric-vehicle startup Canoo to go public, joining the wave of companies chasing Tesla’s success|dzanemorris|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Up in the tower, Bucca was joined by Battalion Chief Orio Palmer, who had managed to get a freight elevator to bring him part way.
Toledo is a tough city, a factory town, a freight train junction, a lake steamer port.
But a year later he was back home in New Orleans and back on the docks, handling freight on ships bound for the Gulf of Mexico.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bette would “have no choice” but to pay the extra, socialistic freight.
“She seemed to indicate she had worked at Stapleton Air Freight,” he said.Lost and Found in Tijuana: Behind an Amazing American Rescue|Christine Pelisek|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We made the freight camp, however, just as the storm cut loose in deadly earnest.
You know that if there was anything they wanted they weren't taking any risk by going to any freight camp.
Faintly outlined among the trees, Jess saw an old freight or box car.
By sheer good fortune a big tree stump stood under the door of the freight car, or the children never could have opened it.
They could see nothing at all, for the freight car was tightly made, and all outside was nearly as black as night.
British Dictionary definitions for freight
- commercial transport that is slower and cheaper than express
- the price charged for such transport
- goods transported by this means
- (as modifier)freight transport