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short-haul

[ shawrt-hawl ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌhɔl /
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adjective

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

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Nearby words

short-day, short-day plant, short-eared owl, short-form, short-handed, short-haul, short-horned grasshopper, short-laid, short-list, short-lived, short-order

Origin of short-haul

First recorded in 1925–30

Definition for short-haul (2 of 2)

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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