Definition of Trailer truck

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

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



Definition of Trailer truck

1. Noun. (US dated) A semi-tractor truck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trailer Truck

trailblazing
trailbreaker
trailbreakers
trailed
trailer
trailer-park
trailer camp
trailer hitch
trailer hitches
trailer park
trailer park trash
trailer parks
trailer sailer
trailer sailers
trailer trash
trailer truck (current term)
trailerable
trailered
trailerful
trailerfuls
trailering
trailerings
trailerist
trailerists
trailerite
trailerites
trailerless
trailerlike
trailers
trailhand

Literary usage of Trailer truck

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1. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"Some figures concerning the saving of time and expense by using the electric trailer truck or other similar devices are shown in the following tables made ..."

2. The Electric Railway by Alonzo Morris Buck (1915)
"Weight of trailer truck 6000 1b. Weight of each motor 4000 Ib. The motor truck is to have inside-hung brake shoes without brake beams. ..."

3. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"View of tractor-trailer truck that struck the rear of the LP-Ga> tank truck. ... The contents of the tractor- trailer truck were destroyed by fire. ..."

4. Electric Railway Handbook: A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and by Albert Sutton Richey, William Charles Greenough (1915)
"The trailer truck has outside hung shoes mounted on brake-beams, ... Ninety per cent, brake power on the trailer truck requires a force of 6525 Ib. at each ..."

5. Truck Safety: The Safety of Longer Combination Vehicles Is Unknown (1993)
"... Because combinations with two 28-foot trailers are allowed nationwide, they constitute a far greater percentage of multiple-trailer truck travel than do ..."

6. The Boston Electrical Handbook: Being a Guide for Visitors from Abroad (1904)
"5' 6" wheel base of trailer truck. 4' width of middle door. 3^" between platform and centre. ... trailer truck axle is 5^", MCB, 3-3}" x 7" at journal. ..."

7. Interborough Rapid Transit: the New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment by IRT Subway System (New York, N.Y.) (1904)
"Cambria Steel Company, trailer truck Axles. Christensen Engineering Company, Compressors, Governors, and Pump Cages on Cars ..."

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