crosshaul

crosshaul

[′krȯs‚hȯl]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for loading objects onto vehicles, consisting of a chain that is hooked on opposite sides of a vehicle, looped under the object, and connected to a power source and that rolls the object onto the vehicle.
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Addressing the variety of 5G backhaul, crosshaul, and fronthaul applications also requires very low latency, a trait not traditionally associated with PON technologies.
A connection with El Paso Natural Gas on the west-end of NGT's system which was placed in service on November 3, 1994, provides Anadarko, Permian and San Juan supplies access to the Northeast and Midwest markets through a west-to-east crosshaul to the Perryville Hub.