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A trailer having a set or several sets of wheels at the rear only, with the forward portion being supported by the truck tractor or towing vehicle.
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(Automotive Engineering) a type of trailer or articulated lorry that has wheels only at the rear, the front end being supported by the towing vehicle
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sem•i•trail•er(ˈsɛm ɪˌtreɪ lər)
a detachable trailer for hauling freight, with wheels at the rear end and the forward end supported by a tractor.Also called semi.
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|Noun||1.||semitrailer - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle|
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
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