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freight·er

 (frā′tər)
n.
1. A vehicle, especially a ship, used for carrying freight.
2. A shipper of cargo.

freighter

(ˈfreɪtə)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a ship or aircraft designed for transporting cargo
2. (Commerce) a person concerned with the loading or chartering of a ship

freight•er

(ˈfreɪ tər)

n.
1. a large ship or aircraft used mainly for carrying cargo.
2. a person who receives and forwards freight.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freighter - a cargo shipfreighter - a cargo ship; "they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"
cargo ship, cargo vessel - a ship designed to carry cargo
Translations
سَفينَة شَحْن
nákladní loď/letadlo
fragtskib
teherhajó
flutningaskip/flugvél
nákladná loď
nakliye uçağıyük gemisi

freighter

[ˈfreɪtəʳ] N
1. (Naut) → buque m de carga, nave f de mercancías
2. (= person: carrier) → transportista m; (= agent) → fletador m

freighter

[ˈfreɪtər] ncargo mfreight plane navion-cargo mfreight train n (US)train m de marchandises

freighter

n (Naut) → Frachter m, → Frachtschiff nt; (Aviat) → Frachtflugzeug nt

freighter

[ˈfreɪtəʳ] n (Naut) → nave f mercantile or da carico, mercantile m (Aer) → aereo da trasporto merci

freight

(freit) noun
1. goods being carried from place to place. air-freight; (also adjective) a freight train.
2. the money charged for carrying such goods. He charged me $100 freight.
ˈfreighter noun
a ship (or aircraft) that carries freight rather than passengers.
References in classic literature ?
Also he saw the heavy freighters pulling down the main street and heading up the frozen Klondike toward the imagined somewhere where the diggings must be located.
The deep-sea freighters are rising to lung up after the long night, and the leisurely ocean is all patterned with peacock's eyes of foam.
It does not pay to "fly" minerals and oil a mile farther than is necessary; but the risks of transhipping to submersibles in the ice pack off Nain or Hebron are so great that these heavy freighters fly down to Halifax direct, and scent the air as they go.
freighters - Morgan and McQuade's old line - this summer.
At any rate, I could catch her to Samoa, and change at Apia to one of the Weir Line freighters.
What was Captain MacElrath, anyway, save a skipper, one skipper of the eighty-odd skippers that commanded the Company's eighty-odd freighters on all the highways and byways of the sea?
As to setting them on shore, I told them indeed that was an exceeding difficulty to us, for that the ship was bound to the East Indies; and though we were driven out of our course to the westward a very great way, and perhaps were directed by Heaven on purpose for their deliverance, yet it was impossible for us wilfully to change our voyage on their particular account; nor could my nephew, the captain, answer it to the freighters, with whom he was under charter to pursue his voyage by way of Brazil; and all I knew we could do for them was to put ourselves in the way of meeting with other ships homeward bound from the West Indies, and get them a passage, if possible, to England or France.
Even now, far above the gold-shot scarlet dome of the jeddak's palace, she could see the huge bulk of a giant freighter taking its majestic way through the thin Barsoomian air toward the west and Dusar.
And try it again we did, only to be almost rammed by a huge freighter.
I knew that I rose high out of the water, and, with clubbed rifle, dealt the animal a terrific blow upon the skull, that I saw Victory, her long blade flashing in her hand, close, striking, upon the beast, that a great paw fell upon her shoulder, and that I was swept beneath the surface of the water like a straw before the prow of a freighter.
For this piece of service the captain demanded of us six thousand weight of tabacco, which he said he was accountable for to his freighter, and which we immediately bought for him, and made him a present of twenty guineas besides, with which he was abundantly satisfied.
With the launch of Pittsburgh, the cargo carrier's Americas network has grown to a total of 17 belly and freighter destinations, out of which four are served exclusively with Boeing 777 freighters, namely Mexico City, Halifax, Quito and Pittsburgh.