Share this entry

Share this page

short haul

Line breaks: short haul

Definition of short haul in English:

noun

A relatively short distance in terms of travel or the transport of goods: it is only a short haul over the mountains to Los Angeles [as modifier]: short-haul routes
More example sentences
  • It also encompasses the short-haul European services run from the regional airports.
  • It has also reorganised its European short-haul routes in response to severe competition.
  • He said the 24 short-haul routes launched since January 2004 were profitable.

Definition of short haul in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…