'Hauling' definitions:

Definition of 'hauling'

(from WordNet)
The activity of transporting goods by truck [syn: hauling, trucking, truckage]

Definition of 'Hauling'

  • Haul \Haul\ (h[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hauled (h[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Hauling.] [OE. halen, halien, F. haler, of German or Scand. origin; akin to AS. geholian to acquire, get, D. halen to fetch, pull, draw, OHG. hol[=o]n, hal[=o]n, G. holen, Dan. hale to haul, Sw. hala, and to L. calare to call, summon, Gr. kalei^n to call. Cf. Hale, v. t., Claim. Class, Council, Ecclesiastic.]
  • 1. To pull or draw with force; to drag. [1913 Webster]
  • Some dance, some haul the rope. --Denham. [1913 Webster]
  • Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
  • Romp-loving miss Is hauled about in gallantry robust. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill. [1913 Webster]
  • When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops. --U. S. Grant. [1913 Webster]
  • To haul over the coals. See under Coal.
  • To haul the wind (Naut.), to turn the head of the ship nearer to the point from which the wind blows. [1913 Webster]