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artic

(ɑːˈtɪk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) informal short for articulated vehicle
Translations

artic

n (Brit inf) → (Sattel)schlepper m
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We could not get near the fire, so we moved at large in the artic spaces, among a multitude of people who sat silent, smileless, forlorn, and shivering--thinking what fools they were to come, perhaps.
Then, after the break-up of the ice on the Porcupine, he had built a canoe and paddled down that stream to where it effected its junction with the Yukon just under the Artic circle.
D.M., via email IT'S clear from Kevin Ritchie's rant about artics that he hasn't watched Ice Road Truckers.
The country would grind to a halt if we banned artics from the roads.
First, the market for "artics" has ballooned, growing more than 250% since 2002.
Artics come in a number of sizes ranging from about 10 metric tons carrying capacity to 50 tons.
GREEN MSP Mark Ballard who brought the Edinburgh lorry protest to a halt by stepping in front of the artics armed only with a placard.
Volvo BM artics were first supplied to the site in 1986: the first units, ten model 5350 haulers were supplemented over the years with a further 36 of the same model, and at the end of last year 16 A35 trucks were added.
Most of the artics are used in overburden haulage from the seven faces currently being worked on the 1,100 ha site.
Articulated haulers, or better known in the trade as "artics," jumped in demand by over 45% last year, which is unprecedented.
Police chiefs insist the pounds 42,000 recycling urban artics can only be driven with an HGV licence.
In short, consumer awareness and a greater variety of payload capacities have made "artics" more attractive than ever.