freight liner


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n freight liner a long-distance express freight train between industrial centers and seaports with facilities for rapid loading and unloading of goods
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In literature:

We ourselves will see freight-lines to Rigel and Arcturus, and journey on passenger-liners singing through the void to Andromeda and Aldebaran!
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins

In news:

Liner companies that serve trade lanes to and from China, and that includes most of them, may have to pause before cutting freight rates in the future.
The council, which represents shipper groups throughout the region, continued its offensive on liner shipping exemptions , which it says unduly burden Asia's shippers through higher freight rates and surcharges.