freighter: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frā'tur), [key]
- a vessel used mainly for carrying cargo.
- a large aircraft or spacecraft used primarily for transporting cargo and equipment: The space station of the future will be supplied by robot freighters.
- a person whose occupation it is to receive and forward freight.
- a person for whom freight is transported; shipper.
- freighter (Thesaurus)