Meaning of “deadhead” in the English Dictionary

"deadhead" in Business English

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deadheadadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈdedhed/ us TRANSPORT

used to describe a plane, truck, or other vehicle that is travelling, or a journey that is made, without passengers or goods, or with fewer passengers or goods than usual:

Our schedules aim to avoid deadhead trips, as far as is possible.

(Definition of “deadhead” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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