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1. Any of various heavy motor vehicles designed for carrying or pulling loads.
2. A hand truck.
a. A wheeled platform, sometimes equipped with a motor, for conveying loads in a warehouse or freight yard.
b. A set of bookshelves mounted on four wheels or casters, used in libraries.
a. One of the swiveling frames of wheels under each end of a railroad car or trolley car.
b. Either of the frames housing a pair of wheels on a skateboard or landboard.
5. Nautical A small piece of wood placed at the top of a mast or flagpole, usually having holes through which halyards can be passed.
6. Chiefly British A railroad freight car without a top.
v. trucked, truck·ing, trucks
To transport by truck.
1. To carry goods by truck.
2. To drive a truck.
3. Slang To move or travel in a steady but easy manner.
[Short for truckle or from Latin trochus, iron hoop (from Greek trokhos, wheel).]
v. trucked, truck·ing, trucks
To have dealings or commerce; traffic: They were trucking with smugglers.
1. To exchange; barter.
2. To peddle.
1. The trading of goods or services without the exchange of money; barter.
a. Articles of commerce; trade goods.
b. Garden produce raised for the market.
c. Informal Worthless goods; stuff or rubbish: "I was mooning over some old papers, or letters, or ribbons, or some such truck" (Edna Ferber).
3. Informal Dealings; business: We'll have no further truck with them.
[Middle English trukien, from Old North French troquer.]
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(Commerce) chiefly US and Canadian the transportation of goods by lorry
1. (Horticulture) Also called: truck farming or market gardening (Brit, Austral., NZ, and South African)US and Canadian the business of growing fruit and vegetables on a commercial scale
2. (Commerce) commercial exchange; barter
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the process or business of conveying articles or goods on trucks.
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trucking[ˈtrʌkɪŋ] n (mainly US) → transport m routiertrucking company n (US) → entreprise f de transport (routier)
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