Definition of backhaul in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakhôl/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Cargo carried on a return journey.
2An unedited video transmission via satellite or other means to a network or station.
2.1A frequency on which transmissions of backhaul occur.


Carry (freight) on a return journey.
Example sentences
  • After being offloaded, the aircraft takes off and returns to its point of origin or another source of supply, perhaps backhauling cargo if necessary.

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Syllabification: back·haul

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