short haul

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short haul

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or requiring only a short distance or period of time. I've found that it's actually cheaper to fly into Seattle and then catch a short-haul flight up to British Columbia from there.
2. noun A rather short distance. The bus will take us most of the way to grandma's house, and then it's just a short haul from the station.
3. noun A short length or period of time. Congress approved funding to cover the country's debt for the short haul, but a more permanent solution will have to be reached before the December 31 deadline.
See also: haul, short

short haul

see under long haul.
See also: haul, short
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"Whilst the format of the Short Haul and Short Ocean series doesn't lend itself to weekly prize giving, Grant Thornton have decided to offer one annual prize of $5,000 worth of tax, accounting or wealth management advice to the owner of one yacht entered into the Grant Thornton sponsored series."
The Short Haul Model transmits and receives RS-232 serial data over distances of up to 6.3 miles.
"With the support of Grant Thornton we have seen greater levels of participation in the Short Haul Pointscore Series and consistent entrants in the Short Ocean Pointscore Series," said Allen.