Recent Examples of freighter from the Web
At the behest of the U.S. government, Noriega traveled to Cuba to help secure the release of two American freighters.
The country’s crown economic jewel, the canal, is subject to a Panamax freighter’s worth of corruption investigations and questions about the viability of a huge expansion.
The resulting aerodynamic improvements should mean human passengers on the airplane will enjoy not only a view out the windows, but also a slightly higher cruise speed than the packages on board the freighter.
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First Known Use of freighter
FREIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freighter for English Language Learners
: a large ship that is used to carry goods
FREIGHTER Defined for Kids
Definition of freighter for Students
: a ship or airplane used to carry freight
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