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freight / frāt/ • n. 1. goods transported by truck, train, ship, or aircraft. ∎  the transport of goods by truck, train, ship, or aircraft. ∎  a charge for such transport. 2. (in full freight train) a train of freight cars: sugar and molasses moving by freight. 3. a load or burden. • v. [tr.] transport (goods) in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft: the metals had been freighted from the city | [intr.] ships freighting to Dublin. ∎  (be freighted with) fig. be laden or burdened with: each word was freighted with anger. DERIVATIVES: freight·ing / frāting/ n.

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Freight

FREIGHT

The price or compensation paid for the transportation of goods by a carrier. Freight is also applied to the goods transported by such carriers.

The liability of a carrier for freight damaged, lost, or destroyed during shipment is determined by contract, statute, or tort law.

The responsibility for the payment of freight is a subject of a term of a sales contract between the buyer and seller of the goods to be shipped. When a contract contains a c.f. & i. provision, the buyer accepts liability for paying the cost of freight in addition to the costs of the goods and insurance on them.

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freight hire of a transport vessel XV; cargo, lading XVI. — MLG., MDu. vrecht, var. of vracht (see FRAUGHT).

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