- of, relating to, or engaged in transportation over short distances: a short-haul trucking firm.
Origin of short-haul
Related Words for short-haulfleeting, ephemeral, brief, transitory, temporary, short-term, momentary, evanescent, fly-by-night, fugitive, impermanent, passing, quick, short, transient, fugacious, deciduous, short-haul, short-run
Examples from the Web for short-haul
Contemporary Examples of short-haul
If you crave a short-haul flight that yields a long-haul destination, consider Istanbul.The Breathtaking Mosques of Istanbul
January 9, 2010
Historical Examples of short-haul
These short-haul riders of other days came to a considerable total.Our Railroads To-Morrow
The motive power and cars thus freed from short-haul work can be employed in very important long-distance service.
Much of the short-haul freight is carried on the highways by motor trucks.
Much of this short-haul freight can be carried on the highways by motor trucks.
Highway vehicles carry increasing traffic, preponderance of short-haul cargo and passengers.Area Handbook for Bulgaria
Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
- a journey over a short distance, esp by air
see under long haul.