Definition of Haulage

1. Noun. The act of drawing or hauling something. "The haul up the hill went very slowly"

Exact synonyms: Draw, Haul
Generic synonyms: Pull, Pulling
Specialized synonyms: Tow, Towage
Derivative terms: Draw, Haul, Haul, Haul, Haul

Definition of Haulage

1. n. Act of hauling; as, the haulage of cars by an engine; charge for hauling.

Definition of Haulage

1. Noun. the act of hauling ¹

2. Noun. the business of transporting goods ¹

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Definition of Haulage

1. the act of hauling [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haulage

haul ass
haul away
haul down
haul his ashes
haul off
haul one's ashes
haul somebody over the coals
haul up
haulage (current term)
hauled ass
hauling ass

Literary usage of Haulage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"96227 B. Comparison of Horse and Benzine-Locomotive haulage (Vergleich einer ... Electric haulage in Mines. WC Mountain. Detailed discussion of the four ..."

2. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1903)
"The main haulage engines are placed at the surface, and work an endless rope haulage underground and also a main rope haulage on an incline. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Underground haulage, whether done by wire rope or otherwise, ... The first or local haulage is done by drawing the cars from the working face to a ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"Underground haulage by Storage-Battery Locomotives in the Bunker Hill ... February, 1915) THE underground haulage system in the lead-silver mine of the ..."

5. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"A comparison of the two methods of haulage on the basis of cost per ton hauled gives according to the above figures the following: Mule haulage, ..."

6. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1911)
"15162 N. haulage. Mechanical haulage in Mines. Abstract of committee report to the Roy. Com. on Mines as to the causes of accidents. ..."

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