Definition of Articulated lorry

1. Noun. A truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together.

Exact synonyms: Rig, Semi, Tractor Trailer, Trailer Truck, Trucking Rig
Terms within: Semi, Semitrailer, Trailer
Specialized synonyms: Tandem Trailer
Generic synonyms: Motortruck, Truck

Definition of Articulated lorry

1. Noun. (British) A truck and trailer, i.e., a combination involving a semi-trailer (''US'' semi-trailer truck). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articulated Lorry

articular surface of tubercle of rib
articular tubercle of temporal bone
articular vascular circle
articular vascular network
articular vascular network of elbow
articular vascular network of knee
articularis cubiti muscle
articularis genu
articulated bus
articulated lorry (current term)
articulated skeleton
articulating paper
articulatio acromioclavicularis
articulatio atlanto-occipitalis
articulatio atlantoaxialis lateralis
articulatio atlantoaxialis mediana
articulatio bicondylaris
articulatio calcaneocuboidea
articulatio capitis costae

Literary usage of Articulated lorry

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1. Reforming Transport Taxes by ECMT Staff, Oecd (2003)
"In late 1999, for instance, the proportions of tonne-kms carried in the heaviest three categories of articulated lorry were, respectively, 70%, ..."

2. Daytrips London by Earl Steinbicker (2003)
"A DRIVER'S GLOSSARY articulated lorry semi/tractor- trailer Black Spot accident spot Bollard traffic diverter/divider Bonnet car hood Boot trunk of car ..."

3. Transport of Waste Products by Ecmt (2001)
"If the waste is transported in an articulated lorry, the second panel must be fixed to the back of the trailer. When the lorry is unladen the "A" plates ..."

4. Key Issues for Transport Beyond 2000: Introductory Reports and Summary of by Ecmt, (Paris) European Conference of Ministers (2002)
"In the road haulage sector it would be inconceivable that there should be a change of driver or traction unit of an articulated lorry at frontiers or that a ..."

5. Report on the Current State of Combined Transport in Europe by Ecmt, ECMT Publishing, ECMT Staff, (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"An articulated lorry with a maximum total weight of 38 tonnes was used for the road leg of the trip, and a combination of 2 x 7.15 m swap bodies for the ..."

6. Environmental And Energy Products: The Benefits of Liberalising Trade edited by Organización de Cooperación y Desarrollo Económico (2006)
"Based on measurements from a non-articulated lorry ("rigid truck"). Source: Biofuels Taskforce (2005), p. 83, based on T. Beer, D. Olaru, M. Van der School, ..."

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