Meaning of truck

truck

Pronunciation: (truk), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self-propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit.
  2. any of various wheeled frames used for transporting heavy objects.
  3. Also calleda barrowlike frame with low wheels, a ledge at the bottom, and handles at the top, used to move heavy luggage, packages, cartons, etc.
  4. a low, rectangular frame on which heavy boxes, crates, trunks, etc., are moved; a dolly.
  5. a tiered framework on casters.
  6. a group of two or more pairs of wheels in one frame, for supporting one end of a railroad car, locomotive, etc.
  7. a dolly on which a camera is mounted.
  8. a freight car having no top.
  9. a small wooden wheel, cylinder, or roller, as on certain old-style gun carriages.
  10. a circular or square piece of wood fixed on the head of a mast or the top of a flagstaff, usually containing small holes for signal halyards.
—v.t.
  1. to transport by truck.
  2. to put on a truck.
  3. dolly (def. 11).
—v.i.
  1. to convey articles or goods on a truck.
  2. to drive a truck.
  3. dolly (def. 12).
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or for a truck or trucks: a truck drive; truck tires.

truck

Pronunciation: (truk), [key]
— n.
  1. vegetables raised for the market.
  2. miscellaneous articles of little worth; odds and ends.
  3. trash or rubbish: That's a lot of truck.
  4. dealings: I'll have no truck with him.
  5. barter.
  6. a bargain or deal.
  7. the payment of wages in goods instead of money.
  8. See
—v.t.
  1. to exchange; trade; barter.
—v.i.
  1. to exchange commodities; barter.
  2. to traffic; have dealings.

truck

Pronunciation: (truk), [key]
— n.
  1. a shuffling jitterbug step.
—v.i.
  1. to dance with such steps.
  2. to walk or stroll, esp. in a jaunty manner: trucking down the avenue on a Sunday afternoon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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