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Truck vs. Hike

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Trucknoun

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

Hikenoun

A long walk.

Trucknoun

The ball on top of a flagpole.

Hikenoun

An abrupt increase.

‘The tenants were not happy with the rent hike.’;

Trucknoun

(nautical) 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".

Hikenoun

(American football) The snap of the ball to start a play.

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Trucknoun

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

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

Hikenoun

A sharp upward tug to raise something.

Trucknoun

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.

Hikeverb

To take a long walk for pleasure or exercise.

‘Don't forget to bring the map when we go hiking tomorrow.’;

Trucknoun

A garden cart, a two-wheeled wheelbarrow.

Hikeverb

To unfairly or suddenly raise a price.

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Trucknoun

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

Hikeverb

(American football) To snap the ball to start a play.

Trucknoun

A pantechnicon (removal van).

Hikeverb

(nautical) To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.

Trucknoun

A flatbed railway car.

Hikeverb

To pull up or tug upwards sharply.

‘She hiked her skirt up.’;

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Trucknoun

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

Hikeinterjection

Let's go; get moving. A command to a dog sled team, given by a musher.

Trucknoun

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.

Hikeverb

To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.

Trucknoun

(theater) A platform with wheels or casters.

Hikeverb

To raise with a quick movement.

Trucknoun

Dirt or other messiness.

Hikeverb

To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single step.

Trucknoun

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

Hikeverb

To pass (the ball) from the center to the quarterback at the start of the play; to snap (the ball).

Trucknoun

(historical) 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]

Hikeverb

To hike one's self; specif., to go with exertion or effort; to tramp; to march laboriously.

‘It's hike, hike, hike (march) till you stick in the mud, and then you hike back again a little slower than you went.’;

Trucknoun

(US) Garden produce, groceries (see truck garden).

Hikeverb

to take a long walk, especially for pleasure or exercise.

Trucknoun

Social intercourse; dealings, relationships.

Hikenoun

The act of hiking.

Truckverb

(intransitive) To drive a truck: Generally a truck driver's slang.

Hikenoun

A long walk usually for exercise or pleasure or exercise; a tramp; a march.

‘With every hike there's a few laid out with their hands crossed.’;

Truckverb

(transitive) To convey by truck.

‘Last week, Cletus trucked 100 pounds of lumber up to Dubuque.’;

Hikenoun

an increase in cost, rate, etc.; as, there was a dramatic hike in gasoline prices; a hike in the interest rates.

Truckverb

To travel or live contentedly.

‘Keep on trucking!’;

Hikenoun

the amount a salary is increased; as, he got a wage hike.

Truckverb

To persist, to endure.

‘Keep on trucking!’;

Hikenoun

a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

Truckverb

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

Hikenoun

an increase in cost;

‘they asked for a 10% rise in rates’;

Truckverb

To fight or otherwise physically engage with.

Hikenoun

the amount a salary is increased;

‘he got a 3% raise’; ‘he got a wage hike’;

Truckverb

To run over or through a tackler in American football.

Hikeverb

increase;

‘The landlord hiked up the rents’;

Truckverb

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

Hikeverb

walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise;

‘We were hiking in Colorado’; ‘hike the Rockies’;

Truckverb

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

Truckverb

To deceive; cheat; defraud.

Truckverb

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

Truckverb

(transitive) To trade, exchange; barter.

Truckverb

(intransitive) To engage in commerce; to barter or deal.

Truckverb

(intransitive) To have dealings or social relationships with; to engage with.

Truckadjective

Pertaining to a garden patch or truck garden.

Trucknoun

A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage.

Trucknoun

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.’;

Trucknoun

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.

Trucknoun

A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through.

Trucknoun

A freight car.

Trucknoun

A frame on low wheels or rollers; - used for various purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies.

Trucknoun

a motorized vehicle larger than an automobile with a compartment in front for the driver, behind which is a separate compartment for freight;

Trucknoun

Exchange of commodities; barter.

Trucknoun

Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.

Trucknoun

The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; - called also truck system.

Truckverb

To transport on a truck or trucks.

Truckverb

To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust.

‘We will begin by supposing the international trade to be in form, what it always is in reality, an actual trucking of one commodity against another.’;

Truckverb

To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.

‘A master of a ship, who deceived them under color of trucking with them.’; ‘Despotism itself is obliged to truck and huckster.’; ‘To truck and higgle for a private good.’;

Trucknoun

an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling

Trucknoun

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

Truckverb

convey (goods etc.) by truck;

‘truck fresh vegetables across the mountains’;

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

a railway bogie.

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

barter.

Trucknoun

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

Trucknoun

small wares.

Trucknoun

odds and ends.

Trucknoun

market-garden produce, especially vegetables

‘a truck garden’;

Truckverb

convey by truck

‘the food was trucked to St Petersburg’;

Truckverb

drive a truck

‘private contractors were trucking for Denali’;

Truckverb

go or proceed in a casual or leisurely way

‘my mate walked confidently behind them and trucked on through!’;

Truckverb

barter or exchange.

Truck

A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo, carry specialized payloads, or perform other utilitarian work. Trucks vary greatly in size, power, and configuration, but the vast majority feature body-on-frame construction, with a cabin that is independent of the payload portion of the vehicle.

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