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Definition of truck:

  1. A frame on low wheels or rollers; - used for various purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies.
  2. A freight car.
  3. A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles.
  4. A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or disk- shaped, used for various purposes.
  5. A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically ( Ord.), a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage.
  6. A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through.
  7. A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs, etc., to carry and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; - sometimes called bogie in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels.
  8. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.
  9. Exchange of commodities; barter.
  10. The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; - called also truck system.
  11. To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.
  12. To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust.
  13. To transport on a truck or trucks.


carriage, junk, pushcart, crate, rig, hand truck, trash, trivia, motortruck.

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