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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 haul /ˈhɔl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haul, v. i.
 1. Naut. To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul, v. t.
    I . . . hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.   --Cook.
 2. To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
 To haul around Naut., to shift to any point of the compass; -- said of the wind.
 To haul off Naut., to sail closer to the wind, in order to get farther away from anything; hence, to withdraw; to draw back.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haul, n.
 1. A pulling with force; a violent pull.
 2. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul.
 3. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.
 4. Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul.
 5. Rope Making A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haul v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hauled p. pr. & vb. n. Hauling.]
 1. To pull or draw with force; to drag.
    Some dance, some haul the rope.   --Denham.
    Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land.   --Pope.
 Romp-loving miss
 Is hauled about in gallantry robust.   --Thomson.
 2. To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill.
    When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops.   --U. S. Grant.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the
           hill went very slowly" [syn: draw, haulage]
      2: the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish"
         [syn: catch]
      v 1: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn: hale,
            cart, drag]
      2: transport in a vehicle; "haul stones from the quarry in a
         truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"