Truck

is the wooden or metal block at the top of a flagpole below the finial (staff ornament). It includes a pulley or holes for halyard.
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Truck

A low platform with wheels or castors on which a piece of scenery can be moved. Also Wagon.
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truck

  1. an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
  2. a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects

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Truck

A truck (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) or lorry (United Kingdom and Ireland) is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo. Trucks vary greatly in size, power, and configuration, with the smallest being mechanically similar to an automobile. Commercial trucks can be very large and powerful, and may be configured to mount speciali...
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Truck

• (v. i.) A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles. • (v. i.) To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal. • (n.) The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; -- called also truck system. • (v. i.) A freight car. • (v. i.) A small wheel, as of a vehicle; speci...
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truck

(from the article `railroad`) ...from scratch. Locomotives designed and built in Baltimore were stronger than those of Robert Stephenson. Leveling rods kept those locomotives on ... ...Early cars on both continents were largely of two-axle design, but passenger-car builders soon began constructing cars with three and then four ... [2...
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truck

1. A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically, a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage. ... 2. A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles. 'Goods were conveyed about the town almost exclusively in trucks drawn by dogs.' (Macaulay) ... 3. <machinery> A swiveling carriage, consist...
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truck

motortruck noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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Truck

(UK, outdated/informal) freight car .
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Truck

[rigging] A truck is a nautical term for a wooden ball, disk, or bun-shaped cap at the top of a mast, with holes in it through which flag halyards are passed. Trucks are also used on wooden flagpoles, to prevent them from splitting. Without a masthead truck, water could easily seep into the circular growth rings of a wooden mast. However, t...
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Truck

A rostrum or platform on wheels, on which scenery can be mounted so that it can be rolled into any position on-stage.
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Truck

A rostrum or platform on wheels, on which scenery can be mounted so that it can be rolled into any position on-stage.
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Truck

A typically large vehicle built using frame-on-rail construction consisting of a cab and a separate bed for cargo.
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truck

any motor vehicle designed to carry freight or goods or to perform special services such as fire fighting. The truck was derived from horse-driven ... [9 related articles]
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Truck

Ball or other object atop the uppermost mast. Often had a sheave or hole in it for the flag halliards.
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Truck

lorry (also called a truck here, the words are interchangeable)
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Truck

See wagon.
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truck

The cap on the top of the mast.
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truck

truck, automotive vehicle designed primarily for the transportation of goods. A truck is constructed on the general lines of the automobile but uses larger and heavier parts. It may be powered by a gasoline internal-combustion engine or a diesel engine. In some trucks propulsion is supplied through ...
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Truck

Wheel on a gun carriage.
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truck

[n] - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling 2. [v] - convey (goods etc.) by truck
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