flat-bed lorry

flat-bed lorry

(ˈflætˌbɛd)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a lorry with a flat platform for its body
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One Twitter user at the parade said: "We were amazed watching them load up that flat-bed lorry with those barriers, minutes after the parade had passed.
Once a theme was chosen, top secret preparations could begin long before the carnival itself, with prefabricated sections being made for final transfer to the flat-bed lorry that carried the scenery and participants in the parade.
It was so scrappy that it could easily have been whisked away on the back of a rag and bone man's flat-bed lorry. It was poor fare.
When the 60-year-old was eventually tossed from the flat-bed lorry, he suffered severe cuts and bruising to his legs.
The distinctive flat-bed lorry was blue with a white cab.
The first bomb was planted on a flat-bed lorry beside a dual carriageway.
The first crash, which a Northumbria Police spokesman said involved the 34-year-old's silver Vauxhall Astra, a Ford Fusion Zetec and a Mercedes flat-bed lorry, happened just after 11am on the A189 Spine Road, near Laverock Hill Road.
Mr Kemp, 52, died instantly when he drove his van straight into the back of the flat-bed lorry without having time to even touch his brakes.
The gang loaded the ATM onto a flat-bed lorry after bulldozing a wall at a Spar convenience store, in Tile Hill, Coventry.
But, if you look again, you'll see a flat-bed lorry full of soft, comfy bin bags - plump enough to, say, cushion someone's fall - pulling away in the middle of all the commotion.
Firefighters freed the pair, who were trapped under the floating platform after it was put on a flat-bed lorry that then tipped over.
The first bomb, weighing half a ton, was planted under some hay on a flat-bed lorry beside a dual carriageway 44 miles (71km) from Belfast on the Irish border.