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Term

Description

Quay

A structure attached to land to which a vessel is moored.

Quota

The quantity of goods that may be imported without restrictionduring a set period of time.

Quotation

An offer to sell goods at a stated price and under stated terms.

Rag Top

A slang term for an open top trailer or container with atarpaulin cover.

RailDivision

The amount of money an ocean carrier pays to the railroad foroverland carriage.