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Freight vs. Cartage

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Freightnoun

Payment for transportation.

‘The freight was more expensive for cars than for coal.’;

Cartagenoun

The transport of goods by cart; carting

Freightnoun

Goods or items in transport.

‘The freight shifted and the trailer turned over on the highway.’;

Cartagenoun

A charge made for such transport

Freightnoun

Transport of goods.

‘They shipped it ordinary freight to spare the expense.’;

Cartagenoun

The act of carrying in a cart.

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Freightnoun

(figurative) Cultural or emotional associations.

‘A wedding ring is small, but it has massive emotional freight.’;

Cartagenoun

The price paid for carting.

Freightverb

(transitive) To transport (goods).

Cartagenoun

the work of carting

Freightverb

To load with freight. Also figurative.

Cartagenoun

the conveyance of something in a cart or other vehicle.

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Freightnoun

That with which anything is fraught or laden for transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on a railroad, etc.; as, a freight of cotton; a full freight.

Freightnoun

The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired.

Freightnoun

Freight transportation, or freight line.

Freightadjective

Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.

Freightverb

To load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car.

Freightnoun

goods carried by a large vehicle

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Freightnoun

transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

Freightnoun

the charge for transporting something by common carrier;

‘we pay the freight’; ‘the freight rate is usually cheaper’;

Freightverb

transport commercially as cargo

Freightverb

load with goods for transportation

Freightnoun

goods transported in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

‘a decline in the amount of freight carried by rail’;

Freightnoun

the transport of goods by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

‘the truck-based system can outperform air freight at distances of up to seven hundred miles’;

Freightnoun

a charge for transport by freight

‘a bill indicating that the freight has been paid’;

Freightnoun

a freight train

‘I can hear the regular wail of the twelve o'clock freight from my house’;

Freightnoun

a load or burden

‘these warm winds deposit their freight of moisture in showers of rain’;

Freightverb

transport (goods) in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

‘the metals had been freighted from the city’;

Freightverb

be laden or burdened with

‘each word was freighted with anger’;

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