Associations to the word «Truck»


TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (now chiefly dialectal) To fail; run out; run short; be unavailable; diminish; abate.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (now chiefly dialectal) To give in; give way; knuckle under; truckle.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (now chiefly dialectal) To deceive; cheat; defraud.
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. (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".
TRUCK, noun. (countable) (uncountable) (US) (Australia) A semi-tractor ("semi") trailer; (British) a lorry.
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 (obsolete) 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. (UK) (rail transport) 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. (theater) A platform with wheels or casters.
TRUCK, noun. Dirt or other messiness.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) To drive a truck.
TRUCK, verb. (transitive) To convey by truck.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (US) (slang) (1960s) To travel or live contentedly.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (US) (slang) (1960s) To persist, to endure.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) (film production) To move a camera parallel to the movement of the subject.
TRUCK, verb. (transitive) (slang) To run over or through a tackler in American football.
TRUCK, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) (Scotland) To tread (down); stamp on; trample (down).
TRUCK, verb. (transitive) To trade, exchange; barter.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) To engage in commerce; to barter or deal.
TRUCK, verb. (intransitive) To have dealings or social relationships with; to engage with.
TRUCK, noun. (obsolete) (often used in plural sense) Small, humble items; things, often for sale or barter.
TRUCK, noun. (US) Garden produce, groceries (see truck garden).
TRUCK, noun. (usually with negative) Social intercourse; dealings, relationships.
TRUCK, adjective. Pertaining to a garden patch or truck garden.
TRUCK DRIVER, noun. A person employed to drive a truck.
TRUCK DRIVERS, noun. Plural of truck driver
TRUCK FARMING, noun. (US) The relatively small-scale growing of vegetables for market.
TRUCK GARDEN, noun. A market garden, a farm raising produce meant to be sold locally.
TRUCK GARDENS, noun. Plural of truck garden
TRUCK IN, verb. To have something transported by truck.
TRUCK OUT, verb. To send something away by truck.
TRUCK STOP, noun. (chiefly North America) A roadside service area, usually consisting of a restaurant and fueling station and sometimes a motel or hotel, where drivers of long-haul trucks can stop to refuel, eat, and rest.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

The words of truth are simple.