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Lorry vs. Truck

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  • Lorry (noun)

    a motor vehicle for transporting goods; a truck

    "rig|tractor trailer|truck|q3=US|hauler"

  • Lorry (noun)

    a large low horse-drawn wagon

  • Lorry (noun)

    a small cart or wagon, as used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish

  • Lorry (noun)

    a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at railway stations

  • Lorry (verb)

    To soil, dirty, bespatter with mud or the like.

  • Truck (noun)

    A small wheel or roller, specifically the wheel of a gun-carriage.

  • Truck (noun)

    The ball on top of a flagpole.

  • Truck (noun)

    On a wooden mast, a circular disc (or sometimes a rectangle) of wood near or at the top of the mast, usually with holes or sheaves to reeve signal halyards; also a temporary or emergency place for a lookout. "Main" refers to the mainmast, whereas a truck on another mast may be called (on the mizzenmast, for example) "mizzen-truck".

  • Truck (noun)

    A semi-tractor ("semi") trailer; a lorry.

    "Mexican open-bed trucks haul most of the fresh produce that comes into the United States from Mexico."

  • Truck (noun)

    Any motor vehicle designed for carrying cargo, including delivery vans, pickups, and other motorized vehicles (including passenger autos) fitted with a bed designed to carry goods.

  • Truck (noun)

    A garden cart, a two-wheeled wheelbarrow.

  • Truck (noun)

    A small wagon or cart, of various designs, pushed or pulled by hand or pulled by an animal, as with those in hotels for moving luggage, or in libraries for transporting books.

  • Truck (noun)

    A pantechnicon (removal van).

  • Truck (noun)

    A flatbed railway car.

  • Truck (noun)

    A pivoting frame, one attached to the bottom of the bed of a railway car at each end, that rests on the axle and which swivels to allow the axle (at each end of which is a solid wheel) to turn with curves in the track. The axle on many types of railway car is not attached to the truck and relies on gravity to remain within the truck's brackets (on the truck's base) that hold the axle in place

  • Truck (noun)

    The part of a skateboard or roller skate that joins the wheels to the deck, consisting of a hanger, baseplate, kingpin, and bushings, and sometimes mounted with a riser in between.

  • Truck (noun)

    A platform with wheels or casters.

  • Truck (noun)

    Dirt or other messiness.

  • Truck (noun)

    Small, humble items; things, often for sale or barter.

  • Truck (noun)

    The practice of paying workers in kind, or with tokens only exchangeable at a shop owned by the employer [forbidden in the 19th century by the Truck Acts]

  • Truck (noun)

    Garden produce, groceries (see truck garden).

  • Truck (noun)

    Social intercourse; dealings, relationships.

  • Truck (verb)

    To drive a truck: Generally a truck driver's slang.

  • Truck (verb)

    To convey by truck.

    "Last week, Cletus trucked 100 pounds of lumber up to Dubuque."

  • Truck (verb)

    To travel or live contentedly.

    "Keep on trucking!"

  • Truck (verb)

    To persist, to endure.

    "Keep on trucking!"

  • Truck (verb)

    To move a camera parallel to the movement of the subject.

  • Truck (verb)

    To fight or otherwise physically engage with.

  • Truck (verb)

    To run over or through a tackler in American football.

  • Truck (verb)

    To fail; run out; run short; be unavailable; diminish; abate.

  • Truck (verb)

    To give in; give way; knuckle under; truckle.

  • Truck (verb)

    To deceive; cheat; defraud.

  • Truck (verb)

    To tread (down); stamp on; trample (down).

  • Truck (verb)

    To trade, exchange; barter.

  • Truck (verb)

    To engage in commerce; to barter or deal.

  • Truck (verb)

    To have dealings or social relationships with; to engage with.

  • Truck (adjective)

    Pertaining to a garden patch or truck garden.

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  • Lorry (noun)

    a large, heavy motor vehicle for transporting goods or troops; a truck

    "a lorry driver"

  • Truck (noun)

    a large, heavy road vehicle used for carrying goods, materials, or troops; a lorry.

  • Truck (noun)

    a railway vehicle for carrying freight, especially a small open one.

  • Truck (noun)

    a low flat-topped trolley used for moving heavy items.

  • Truck (noun)

    a railway bogie.

  • Truck (noun)

    each of two axle units on a skateboard, to which the wheels are attached.

  • Truck (noun)

    a wooden disc at the top of a ship's mast or flagstaff, with holes for halyards to slide through.

  • Truck (noun)

    barter.

  • Truck (noun)

    the payment of workers in kind or with vouchers rather than money.

  • Truck (noun)

    small wares.

  • Truck (noun)

    odds and ends.

  • Truck (noun)

    market-garden produce, especially vegetables

    "a truck garden"

  • Truck (verb)

    convey by truck

    "the food was trucked to St Petersburg"

  • Truck (verb)

    drive a truck

    "private contractors were trucking for Denali"

  • Truck (verb)

    go or proceed in a casual or leisurely way

    "my mate walked confidently behind them and trucked on through!"

  • Truck (verb)

    barter or exchange.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Lorry (noun)

    a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides

  • Lorry (noun)

    a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides

  • Truck (noun)

    an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling

  • Truck (noun)

    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

  • Truck (verb)

    convey (goods etc.) by truck;

    "truck fresh vegetables across the mountains"

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