Share this entry

Share this page

backhaul

Syllabification: back·haul
Pronunciation: /ˈbakhôl
 
/

Definition of backhaul in English:

noun

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.

verb

Back to top  
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.

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 ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something