Definition of backhaul in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbakhôl/ /ˈbækhɔl/


  • 1Cargo carried on a return journey.

  • 2An unedited video transmission via satellite or other means to a network or station.

    1. 2.1A frequency on which transmissions of backhaul occur.


  • Carry (freight) on a return journey.

    • ‘After being offloaded, the aircraft takes off and returns to its point of origin or another source of supply, perhaps backhauling cargo if necessary.’