short-haul

[ shawrt-hawl ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌhɔl /

adjective

of, relating to, or engaged in transportation over short distances: a short-haul trucking firm.

Nearby words

  1. short-day,
  2. short-day plant,
  3. short-eared owl,
  4. short-form,
  5. short-handed,
  6. short-horned grasshopper,
  7. short-laid,
  8. short-list,
  9. short-lived,
  10. short-order

Origin of short-haul

First recorded in 1925–30

short haul

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for short-haul

short haul

noun

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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