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truck 1

 (trŭk)
n.
1. Any of various heavy motor vehicles designed for carrying or pulling loads.
2. A hand truck.
3.
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.
4.
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
v.tr.
To transport by truck.
v.intr.
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).]

truck 2

 (trŭk)
v. trucked, truck·ing, trucks
v.intr.
To have dealings or commerce; traffic: They were trucking with smugglers.
v.tr. Archaic
1. To exchange; barter.
2. To peddle.
n.
1. The trading of goods or services without the exchange of money; barter.
2.
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.]

trucking

(ˈtrʌkɪŋ)
n
(Commerce) chiefly US and Canadian the transportation of goods by lorry

trucking

(ˈtrʌkɪŋ)
n
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

truck•ing

(ˈtrʌk ɪŋ)

n.
the process or business of conveying articles or goods on trucks.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trucking - the activity of transporting goods by trucktrucking - the activity of transporting goods by truck
shipping, transport, transportation - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
cartage, carting - the work of taking something away in a cart or truck and disposing of it
Translations

trucking

[ˈtrʌkɪŋ]
A. N (esp US) → acarreo m, transporte m (en camión)
B. CPD trucking company Ncompañía f de transporte por carretera

trucking

[ˈtrʌkɪŋ] n (mainly US)transport m routiertrucking company n (US)entreprise f de transport (routier)

trucking

n (esp US) → Spedition f, → Transport m

trucking

[ˈtrʌkɪŋ] n (Am) → autotrasporto, trasporto su gomma
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