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short-haul

[shawrt-hawl]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or engaged in transportation over short distances: a short-haul trucking firm.
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Origin of short-haul

First recorded in 1925–30

short haul

noun
  1. haul(def 22).
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Related Words for short-haul

fleeting, ephemeral, brief, transitory, temporary, short-term, momentary, evanescent, fly-by-night, fugitive, impermanent, passing, quick, short, transient, fugacious, deciduous, short-haul, short-run

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British Dictionary definitions for short-haul

short haul

noun
  1. a journey over a short distance, esp by air
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Idioms and Phrases with short-haul

short haul

see under long haul.

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