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Definition of Truck
TruckTruck Truck, n. [L. trochus an iron hoop, Gr. ? a wheel, fr. ?
to run. See Trochee, and cf. Truckle, v. i.]
1. A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a
small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun
2. A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods,
stone, and other heavy articles.
Goods were conveyed about the town almost
exclusively in trucks drawn by dogs. --Macaulay.
3. (Railroad Mach.) A swiveling carriage, consisting of a
frame with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary
boxes, springs, etc., to carry and guide one end of a
locomotive or a car; -- sometimes called bogie in England.
Trucks usually have four or six wheels.
(a) A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a
masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards
(b) A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or
disk-shaped, used for various purposes.
5. A freight car. [Eng.]
6. A frame on low wheels or rollers; -- used for various
purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies.
Truck Truck, v. i.
To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.
A master of a ship, who deceived them under color of
trucking with them. --Palfrey.
Despotism itself is obliged to truck and huckster.
To truck and higgle for a private good. --Emerson.
TruckTruck Truck, n. [Cf. F. troc.]
1. Exchange of commodities; barter. --Hakluyt.
2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade;
small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden
vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
3. The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; --
called also truck system.
Garden truck, vegetables raised for market. [Colloq.] [U.
Truck farming, raising vegetables for market: market
gardening. [Colloq. U. S.]
Truck Truck, v. t.
To transport on a truck or trucks.
TruckTruck Truck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trucked; p. pr. & vb. n.
trucking.] [OE. trukken,F. troquer; akin to Sp. & Pg.
trocar; of uncertain origin.]
To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck
knives for gold dust.
We will begin by supposing the international trade to
be in form, what it always is in reality, an actual
trucking of one commodity against another. --J. S.
Meaning of Truck from wikipedia
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- A trophy truck
, also known
as a Baja truck
or trick truck
, is a vehicle
used in high-speed off-road racing. This is an open production class
and all components...
- A pickup truck
is a light-duty truck
that has an enclosed cabin
and an open cargo
area with low sides
and tailgate. In Australia
and New Zealand...
- Truck classifications
are typically based
upon the maximum loaded weight
of the truck
, typically using
the gross vehicle weight rating
(GVWR) and sometimes...
- The Datsun Truck
is a compact pickup truck
made by Nissan
in ****an from 1955 through
1997. It was originally
brand, but this was...
- A monster truck
is a specialized truck
with a heavy
duty suspension, four-wheel steering, and oversized tires constructed
- Mini truck
, also called
, are tiny but practical light trucks
in RWD or 4WD version, originally built
- A dump truck
also as a dumping truck
, dump trailer, dumper
trailer, dump lorry
or dumper lorry
or a dumper
for short, is used for transporting
- A hand truck
, also known
as a hand trolley, dolly, stack truck
, trundler, box cart, sack barrow, cart, sack truck
, two wheeler, or bag barrow, is an L-shaped...
- GMC, formerly
the General Motors Truck
Company, or the GMC Truck
& Coach Division
(of General Motors
Corporation), is a division
of the American
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