short-haul

[ shawrt-hawl ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌhɔl /

adjective

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

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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