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motortruck

(ˈməʊtəˌtrʌk)
n
a truck driven by a motor
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.motortruck - an automotive vehicle suitable for haulingmotortruck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
bumper - a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
dump truck, dumper, tip truck, tipper lorry, tipper truck, tipper - truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
fire engine, fire truck - any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire
dustcart, garbage truck - a truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart"
camion, lorry - a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
pickup, pickup truck - a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
sound truck - a truck equipped with a loudspeaker and used for advertising
anti-sway bar, stabilizer bar - a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis
tailboard, tailgate - a gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading
tow car, tow truck, wrecker - a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
tractor - a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans
articulated lorry, tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig, rig, semi - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
car transporter, transporter - a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
van - a truck with an enclosed cargo space
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"Cargo" means partial or entire shipments, containers, or cartons of property which are contained in or on a trailer, motortruck, aircraft, vessel, warehouse, freight station, freight consolidation facility, or air navigation facility.
ST JACOBS, Ontario--Home Hardware Stores received top honors from the Private MotorTruck Council of Canada (PMTC) when it was given the Safest Large Fleet Award at PMTC's annual conference.
"Computer(s)" which are permanently installed or designed to be permanently installed in any aircraft, watercraft, motortruck or other vehicle subject to motor vehicle registration.