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airport a large area of level land where airplanes can land and take off, usu. including a passenger terminal and cargo and repair facilities.
air taxi a small aircraft that carries passengers or cargo over short distances, esp. to places not served by regular airlines.
bed the area behind the cab of a truck on which the truck's cargo is loaded. [1/10 definitions]
boatload the load of passengers or cargo that a boat can or does carry.
boom2 a heavy beam on a derrick, used to extend and support cargo or other weight. [1/5 definitions]
bulk goods or cargo not packaged in small units. [1/7 definitions]
common carrier a person or company that transports cargo or passengers at standard fees.
containerize to ship (cargo) in large, standard-sized containers.
detrain to put (passengers, cargo, or the like) off a railroad train. [1/2 definitions]
dunnage loose packing material used for protection or ventilation around cargo on a ship or train. [1/2 definitions]
flotsam floating wreckage and cargo of a ship that has sunk. (See "jetsam.") [1/2 definitions]
forklift a small truck with a power-operated forked platform that can be slid under heavy cargo to lift and transport it. [2 definitions]
freeboard the distance on a cargo ship between the water line and the highest watertight deck or the upper edge of the side of the hull. [1/2 definitions]
freight goods or cargo shipped by commercial transport, or the fee charged for such shipping. [1/6 definitions]
freightage freight or cargo; lading. [1/2 definitions]
freight car a railroad car that carries cargo.
fuselage the body of an airplane, to which the engines, wings, and tail are attached and within which the passengers, crew, and cargo are contained.
hatch2 an opening in the floor, roof, or side of a structure or vehicle, esp. a ship, through which passengers or cargo may pass. [1/2 definitions]
hopper a freight car that can discharge its cargo through a door in the floor. [1/5 definitions]
jetliner a commercial jet airplane used for carrying passengers or cargo.
jetsam objects of this kind, or any ship's parts or cargo that have washed up on the shore. [1/3 definitions]