Cartage vs Boatage - What's the difference?

cartage | boatage | coordinate terms |

Cartage is a coordinate term of boatage.


As nouns the difference between cartage and boatage

is that cartage is the transport of goods by cart; carting while boatage is the total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.

cartage

English

Noun

  • The transport of goods by cart; carting
  • A charge made for such transport
  • Quotations

    * 1848 Thomas Carlyle - Thomas Carlyle *: Railways are forming in one quarter of this earth, canals in another, much cartage is wanted * 1842 Great Britain Poor Law Commissioners - Report to Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, from the Poor Law *: Two-thirds of the usual expense of street cleansing is the expense of cartage , which, with a proper adaptation of the sewers, is wholly unnecessary.

    boatage

    English

    Noun

  • The total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.
  • Conveyance by boat.
  • A charge for transporting goods by boat.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (fee for boat transport) anchorage, ballastage, beaconage, cartage, cranage, demurrage, moorage, pilotage, porterage, shippage, shorage, sledage, tonnage, towage, wharfage (Webster 1913)