freighter definition

  • noun:
    • a car, specifically a ship, utilized for carrying cargo.
    • A shipper of cargo.
    • person who loads a ship, or a person who charters and lots a ship.
    • One utilized in getting and forwarding cargo.
    • One for who freight is transported.
    • A vessel mainly used to transport freight; a cargo ship.
    • person who loads a ship, or a person who charters and loads a ship.
    • One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.
    • One for who cargo is transported.
    • A vessel mainly utilized to carry freight.
    • one that freights or charters a ship the transport of products or merchandise; a shipper.
    • One who directs goods by-land or by sea, either for himself and for others. See cargo, n., 2.
    • A ship or vessel engaged in the carrying-trade.
    • a cargo ship

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