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truck system

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(Historical Terms) a system during the early years of the Industrial Revolution of forcing workers to accept payment of wages in kind, usually to the employer's advantage
[C19: from truck2]
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Beyond Racism and Poverty: The Truck System on Louisiana Plantations and Dutch Peateries, 1865-1920
As part of the infrastructure development programs it is carrying out, STIB wishes to conclude a framework agreement for the supply and commissioning of a construction truck system to carry out maintenance operations on the tram network Which it operates, by road and rail.
com/news/home/20150831005306/en/Lockheed-Martin-Invests-Peloton-Technology-Commercializing-Truck) $17 million investment round last year that included a partnership with Lockheed Martin - is developing its own self-driving truck system.
If the ratio is greater than 120%--highlighted in red--a truck system is more advantageous.
George Hilton defines the truck system in general terms as "a set of closely related arrangements whereby some form of consumption is tied to the employment contract.
The truck system withstands continual impact and daily usage.
Jay Bulmer started as a mover in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK system 14 years ago.
Glasurit's Ratio Truck System and the associated 68 Line topcoat system are designed to meet the requirements posed by commercial vehicle finishes.
ARIES offers a wide range of outfitting components and configurations to increase the production and reliability of the truck system including electrically-driven Triplex CAT pumps for constant pumping pressure.
Cobasys was chosen to supply a system to the Army's Future Tactical Truck System (FTTS) based on one of its standard products, the NiMHax 336-70.
The fuel savings alone allows the BlueCool Truck system to amortize in a short time, because a traditional idling truck diesel engine consumes about one gallon of fuel per hour.
The program eventually may be merged with the Army's Future Tactical Truck System, which also is seeking a replacement vehicle for the Humvee.