backhaul

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

back +‎ haul

Verb[edit]

backhaul (third-person singular simple present backhauls, present participle backhauling, simple past and past participle backhauled)

  1. To transmit (data or footage) from a remote site to a central site from where it is re-transmitted.

Noun[edit]

backhaul (plural backhauls)

  1. (transport) A return trip after delivery of cargo.
    Low rates for backhaul account for the huge volume of waste paper shipped to Asia from the US.
  2. (military) The shipment of material to or through an area from which the material had previously been shipped[1].
  3. (travel, aviation, fare construction) travel to a destination via a further point, (or a higher fare point), than the destination. (higher intermediate point)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ US FM 55-15 Transportation Reference Data; 9 June 1886