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A flat-bottomed cargo barge, usually without its own means of propulsion, that is towed by a tug for short distances, as between a ship and a quay or along a river from a port to a warehouse. The charge for transporting goods by lighter is the lighterage. See also LASH.

Subjects: Business and Management.


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