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noun as in truck

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At first, these so-called “cabin freighters” airlifted ventilators, masks, and other crucial medical supplies to hard-hit hospitals.

From Quartz

Cathay Pacific said the three individuals were freighter pilots who flew cargo, not passenger, planes.

The world's maritime industry — from ferries to freighters — is trying to navigate a once-in-a-century transition away from fossil fuels to new, cleaner means of propulsion.

From Axios

Lightning flashes are more frequent along shipping routes, where freighters emit particulates into the air, than in the surrounding ocean.

There are many other coastal freighter types that are similar in size and energy demand.’

The 7,000-ton freighter is still stocked with sake bottles and four fighter planes, and it is encircled by gray reef.

The red bottom-plates of a submarine freighter came rolling up behind the surge to show how futile was the might of man.

Jandron only means that Miss Mallen is much more comfortable on this passenger-ship than she'd be in your freighter.

Ummm—seems so—wasn't she the big freighter that disappeared many years ago?

The freighter had a long black-snake whip, and was snapping it about the ears of the leaders.

The two machines glided up the slope, leaving the baffled and swearing freighter far behind.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to freighter, such as: car, crate, jeep, lorry, pickup, and rig.

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