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differential rate


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A difference in wage rate paid for the same work performed under differing conditions.
  • n. A difference in the transportation rate or the number of vehicles per unit time to the same destination over different routes, so as to equalize traffic.
  • n. A difference in rates over the same route owing to differences in the commodities being transported.


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