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18-wheel•er or eighteen-wheel•er

(ˈeɪ tinˈʰwi lər, -wi-)
a tractor-trailer equipped with eighteen wheels.
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The announcement was accompanied by an image of him standing in front of a parked semi-trailer truck, wearing a black-and-red checkered tracksuit.
A semi-trailer truck hauling 460 beehives from Florida to Maine overturned on an interstate near St.
Eddie Hudson was injured while working for Trillium Staffing when the semi-trailer truck that he was driving jackknifed and veered into a ditch.
For instance, a semi-trailer truck takes roughly three times more to stop than a car and hence one must never pull in front of a semi-trailer truck and brake abruptly.
Our new UD 'Quester' line-up, available from Q1 2016, will range from a 4x2 rigid truck with a GVW of 56t to a 6x4 tractor or semi-trailer truck with an impressive gross combined weight of 80t.
TUNIS, Sha'ban 29, 1436, June 16, 2015, SPA -- Tunisian authorities say a passenger train has smashed into a semi-trailer truck on tracks west of the capital, killing 17 people and injuring a further 70, AP reported.
Yes, after an unplanned and unfortunate meeting on a Colorado highway with a semi-trailer truck carrying disposable diapers for orphaned babies, Ron Watson is now an everyday, run-of-the-mill divorced American zombie, with exactly two thoughts in his head: “Brains
The company sought a bulk packaging solution for new front and rear HVAC packs for a semi-trailer truck launch for one of its customers, a global leader in truck manufacturing.
Rodriguez, who is paraplegic, was injured in a semi-trailer truck accident in 2006.
IN FORT LAUDERDALE IN MARCH, students and teachers were in shock following the news that a three-vehicle accident involving a semi-trailer truck had killed a Broward County Public Schools fourth-grade teacher, as well as injuring her four grandchildren and another teacher.
8 tonnes of specially constructed crates, while a further 2 tonnes of furniture and display materials that accompanied the exhibition travelled by road in an air-ride suspension semi-trailer truck.
In the past three years she has overcome a severed hamstring, childbirth (daughter Jenna was born in May of 1998), the collision with the semi-trailer truck, a broken collarbone and the cancer diagnosis.