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haul

[hȯl]
(engineering)
A single tow of a net or dredge.
(navigation)
To change the course of a vessel so as to bring the wind farther forward.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

haul, haul distance

1. The distance that an excavated material is moved from the cut to the fill.
2. The distance along the most practical route for trucks to carry excavated material from its center of mass to the center of mass of the fill.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.