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Definition of Freight

Freight

  1. That with which anything in 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.
  2. The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired.
  3. The price paid a common carrier for the carriage of goods.
  4. Freight transportation, or freight line.
  5. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.
  6. 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.

Freight Quotations

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Theodore Roosevelt

I am like a freight train. Working on the details, twisting them and playing with them over the years, but always staying on the same track.
Valentino Garavani

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!
Mariah Carey

I find Maersk fascinating. It is the Coca-Cola of freight with none of the fame. Its parent company, A. P. Moller-Maersk, is Denmark's largest company, its sales equal to 20 percent of Denmark's GDP; its ships use more oil than the entire nation.
Rose George

With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways, economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure.
Dennis Hastert
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Freight Translations

freight in French is fret
freight in German is verfrachten, Fracht
freight in Italian is noleggiare, carico
freight in Norwegian is frakte, last, frakt
freight in Swedish is frakt, last, frakta
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