tractor-trailer


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trac·tor-trail·er

(trăk′tər-trā′lər)
n.
A truck consisting of a tractor attached to a semitrailer or trailer, used for transporting loads.

tractor-trailer

n
(Automotive Engineering) US a truck for pulling heavy loads, consisting of a tractor attached to a trailer

trac′tor-trail′er



n.
a trucking unit consisting of a tractor hooked up to a full trailer or a semitrailer.
[1945–50]
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