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1. An open truck bed or trailer with no sides, used to carry large objects such as heavy machinery or materials.
2. A railroad flatcar.
3. A wide, flat surface onto which a sheet of paper or other material is placed for printing or scanning.
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1. (Automotive Engineering) a flat carrying area on a truck, trailer, etc
2. (Automotive Engineering) short for flatbed lorry
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a truck or trailer having an open body in the form of a platform without sides or stakes. Also called flat′bed trail′er, flat′bed truck′.
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|Noun||1.||flatbed - freight car without permanent sides or roof|
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
|2.||flatbed - an open truck bed or trailer with no sides; used to carry large heavy objects|
truck bed - the floor or bottom of a wagon or truck or trailer
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flatbed[ˈflætbɛd] flatbed truck (mainly US) flatbed lorry (British) n → camion m à plateauflatbed scanner n → scanner m à platflat cap n (British) → casquette fflat-chested [ˌflætˈtʃɛstɪd] adj
She is flat-chested → Elle n'a pas de poitrine.flat feet npl
to have flat feet → avoir les pieds plats
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