Interactive online freight as opposed to batch. Accessible via a
computer (or terminal), rather than on paper or other
3. Of a user,
actively using a computer system, especially the
should be hyphenated because it is compounded from two words but
the hyphen is often omitted in names of
organisations or services.
freight ( P ) Pronunciation Key (frt)
Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial
A burden; a load.
transportation of goods.
The charge for transporting goods. Also called freightage.
A railway train carrying goods only.
To convey commercially as cargo.
To load with goods to be transported. merit,
reward. See Fraught, n.] 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,
load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting
them from one place to another; to
1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, load, loading,
payload, shipment, consignment] 2: transporting goods commercially
at rates cheaper than express rates 3: the charge for transporting
something by common carrier; ; v 1: transport commercially as cargo
2: load with goods for transportation Online means being connected
to the Internet or another similar electronic network, like a bulletin
board system. Some companies have in their name, such as America.
Although it sounds similar, is not the same as on air. When one
is, one can receive and transmit information, whereas when one is
on the air, one is broadcasting television or radio signals. Some
consider certain experiences while online to be taking place in
a universe called cyberspace that is distinct from real life, the
world of experience when offline. A variety of slang terminology
has evolved to describe these cyberspacial xperiences.
also refers to information stored in a computer, whether networked
or not, as distinct from media such as paper that are not mechnically
searchable. External links NetLingo:
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telecommunication, the term on-line has the following meanings:
Pertaining to the operation of a functional unit when under the
direct control of the system with which it is associated.
Pertaining to equipment that is connected to a system, and is in
operation. n. 1. That with which anything is fraught or laden for
transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on
a railroad, etc.;
2. (Law) The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship
for the use of what is thus hired.
a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward,
or deliver goods.
See under Car.
- called in England goods train.
goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: cargo, consignment, lading, shipment, payload, load, loading
Amtrak, air express, air-express, airfreight, airlift, airmail,
asportation, bag, baggage, baggage train, bale, barrel, bear, bear
hard upon, bearing, bottle, box, brim, burden, burdening, burthen,
cable railroad, can, carload, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage,
cartload, charge, charging, chock, choo-choo, cog railroad, cog
railway, conduct, congest, consign, consignment, convey, conveyance,
cram, crate, cross, crowd, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, delivery,
difficulty, disadvantage, dispatch, drag, drayage, drop a letter,
duty, el, electric, electric train, elevated, embark, embarrassment,
encumber, encumbrance, expedite, export, express, express train,
expressage, ferriage, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, flier,
fly, forward, funicular, goods, goods train, hamper, handicap, haul,
haulage, hauling, heap, heap up, impediment, impedimenta, imposition,
inconvenience, incubus, incumbency, interurban, jam, jam-pack, lade,
lading, lift, lighterage, lightning express, limited, loading, local,
lug, luggage, lugging, lumber, mail, manhandle, mass, metro, milk
train, millstone, monorail, onus, oppress, oppression, overburden,
overfill, overload, overtax, overtaxing, overweight, overweighting,
pack, pack away, packing, pad, parliamentary, parliamentary train,
passenger train, payload, penalty, pile, pocket, portage, porterage,
post, poundage, press hard upon, pressure, rack-and-pinion railroad,
railroad train, railway express, ram in, rattler, remit, rest hard
upon, rolling stock, sack, saddle, saddling, satiate, saturate,
send, send away, send forth, send off, ship, shipload, shipment,
shipping, shuttle, shuttle train, special, stack, store, stow, streamliner,
stuff, subway, supercharge, superincumbency, surcharge, surfeit,
take, task, tax, taxing, telpherage, tonnage, top off, tote, toting,
trailerload, train, trainload, transmit, transport, transportation,
transshipment, trouble, truckage, truckload, tube, underground,
vanload, wad, waft, waftage, wagonage, way train, weigh heavy on,
weigh on, weigh upon, weight, whisk, white elephant, wing More Related
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