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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.

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.
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Though the number of gold medal haul is fewer compared to last year, Baguio remains the overall champion, with head of delegate and city sports coordinator Gaudencio Gonzales praising the young athletes for a job well done.
Last year, Baguio's medal haul was 83-81-107, way ahead of its closest contender Cebu City which had 36-40-44.
While the most visible heavy haul transports are likely big trucks carrying oversize or unusual loads, they aren't the only hauls being conducted in Alaska.
Heavy hauls are transported throughout the state, though some companies say the Dalton Highway is where the bulk of their work is typically completed.
Potentially, any company operating in a state with a sales and use tax exemption and owning trucks to haul its own goods may find that the use of a transportation subsidiary is "easy money" for not a lot of additional paperwork or cost.
l A pounds 4.5 million cannabis haul in Cavan in late January
Yesterday's pounds 30 million haul of cocaine is one of the biggest ever.
Capital expenditure by service providers on Mobile Fronthaul Market technologies to reduce the burden on existing radio base stations have also resulted in the increase of mobile front haul market.