airfreight

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air·freight

 (âr′frāt′)
n.
1. A system of transporting freight by air.
2. The amount charged for transporting freight by air.

air′freight′ v.
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air•freight

(ˈɛərˌfreɪt)

n.
1. a system of transporting freight by aircraft.
2. the charge for such transportation.
v.t.
3. to send or ship by air freight.
v.i.
4. to ship cargo by air freight.
Also, air′-freight` (for defs. 2,3).
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.airfreight - transport (cargo) by air
freight - transport commercially as cargo
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