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truck

noun [C]
 
 
/trʌk/ TRANSPORT
( UK also lorry) a large road vehicle that is used for transporting goods: The union represents truck drivers.a commercial/delivery/tanker truck He drives a delivery truck for the furniture store. a heavy/light/pick-up truck Car and truck sales plunged 8% last month .
UK ( US car) a part of a train that is used for carrying goods or animals: a cattle/coal truck
a road vehicle that is open at the back, used for carrying goods or animals: a cattle/horse truck
a small vehicle on wheels that you push or pull, used for carrying things: Bring a hand truck to help unload boxes.
→  See also forklift truck , panel truck
(Definition of truck noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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