porterage


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por·ter·age

 (pôr′tər-ĭj)
n.
1. The carrying of burdens or goods as done by porters.
2. The charge for this activity.

porterage

(ˈpɔːtərɪdʒ)
n
1. the work of carrying supplies, goods, etc, done by porters
2. (Commerce) the charge made for this
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.porterage - the charge for carrying burdens by porters
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
2.porterage - the transportation of burdens by porters
carry - the act of carrying something
Translations

porterage

[ˈpɔːtərɪdʒ] Nporte m

porterage

n (= charge)Trägerlohn m

porterage

[ˈpɔːtərɪdʒ] nfacchinaggio
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Like the other men in the house, he knew of the carrying to and fro of the great chest, and had got it into his head that the care exercised in its porterage indicated that it was full of treasure.
The basket being large and heavy, Car had placed it for convenience of porterage on the top of her head, where it rode on in jeopardized balance as she walked with arms akimbo.
A man don't see all this here a goin' on dreadful round him, in the way of Subjects without heads, dear me, plentiful enough fur to bring the price down to porterage and hardly that, without havin' his serious thoughts of things.
With no worse aggravation of his symptoms, however, than the utterance of divers croaking sounds expressive of obstructed respiration, he fulils his share of the porterage and the benevolent old gentleman is deposited by his own desire in the parlour of the Sol's Arms.
Peggotty, wiping the heat consequent on the porterage of Peggotty's box from his forehead;
Contract award notice: Porterage service at the ipzs headquarters in foggia
The role includes operating heating and lighting systems, clearing litter and other debris, and undertaking porterage duties.
If you then take out of that PS527m the costs of providing maintenance, cleaning, porterage and the other functions of the PFI deal you come to a figure of about PS263m.
Families, hospital staff, unions and members of the public have all approached me raising concerns about the lack of nursing staff and trained cleaning staff, the operation of outsourced services like porterage and cleaning and the lack of a functioning cafe," he told the ABC.
Prices include VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights and transfers, airport taxes, most meals, porterage, tour manager, tourist visa, travel insurance and cancellation cover or a discount if insurance is not required.
Also included in the fare is a daytime activities programme, stylish 'big show' evening entertainment, complimentary tea and coffee (6am - 10pm) and porterage of luggage from port to cabin.
The new contract arrangement builds on a previous extension in 2013 and covers a range of soft services such as self-delivering cleaning, recycling, porterage, grounds maintenance, reception, beekeeping and mailroom whilst sub-contracting security and pest control.