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Haul

A slang term for a profit, especially the profit from a single project as opposed to that for the whole company.
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As if expecting a protest, she continued plaintively; "If you're too busy with the hauling I presume you can let Jotham Powell drive me over with the sorrel in time to ketch the train at the Flats.
At one in the morning, the hauling in of the sounding-line was not yet completed; 1,670 fathoms were still out, which would entail some hours' work.
He broke off abruptly and began hauling in his line.
Subannarat said that many clients have come in for firearm services, seen the sign for U-Haul rentals and come back for their moving and hauling needs in the few months since Clayton Guns partnered with U-Haul.
The company has spent tens of thousands of dollars hauling away material he said was stored by S&S Environmental, of which Smith is part-owner.
The researchers suggest that as temperatures rise, seals begin hauling out of the water and gathering in unusually dense herds on shore.
which also does business as Perna Wastewater Management (Perna), one of the largest wastewater and septage hauling companies serving eastern Pennsylvania.
The cost of garbage hauling is $92 million a year and paid out of the city's General Fund.
MTS Allstream is deploying Hatteras Networks HN400 customer premise platform at the cell site and back hauling the traffic to HN4000 Ethernet platforms already deployed in their central offices.