Definition of Hand truck

1. Noun. A handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects.

Exact synonyms: Truck
Generic synonyms: Cart, Go-cart, Handcart, Pushcart



Definition of Hand truck

1. Noun. An L-shaped box-moving handcart with handles at one end, wheels at the base, with a small ledge to set objects on, flat against the floor when the hand-truck is upright. It makes otherwise bulky and heavy objects easier to move. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hand Truck

hand saw
hand saws
hand shandies
hand shovel
hand someone his head
hand strength
hand surgeon
hand tab
hand throttle
hand to hand
hand to mouth
hand tool
hand tools
hand towel
hand truck (current term)
hand trucks
hand trunk
hand trunks
hand waving
hand wavy
hand wear
hand wringing
hand wringings
handakuten
handax
handaxes
handbag
handbagged
handbagging

Literary usage of Hand truck

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1. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"ing and unloading is the use of the hand truck. This is a very simple operation, particularly along canals and on the Great Lakes, where there is little ..."

2. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"ing and unloading is the use of the hand truck. This is a very simple operation, particularly along canals and on the Great Lakes, where there is little ..."

3. Freight Terminals and Trains: Including a Revision of Yards and Terminals by John Albert Droege (1912)
"The figures for average time were obtained by cutting out one power truck and one hand truck and timing them. The electric truck made seven stops, ..."

4. Freight Terminals and Trains: Including a Revision of Yards and Terminals by John Albert Droege (1912)
"The figures for average time were obtained by cutting out one power truck and one hand truck and timing them. The electric truck made seven stops, ..."

5. Ports and Terminal Facilities by Roy Samuel MacElwee (1918)
"A compromise with the hand truck is the hand platform truck or low push cart, ... It is evident from the foregoing that the hand truck or the wheeled ..."

6. The Motor Truck as an Aid to Business Profits by Strong Vincent Norton (1918)
"... are also able to elevate o! a hand truck, they might ej ... lever is pressed and the hand truck S;with little effort. . t, jh actual power-driven truck ..."

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