flatbed truck

flatbed truck
flatˈbed, flatbed lorry or (esp N American) flatbed truck noun
A lorry with a flat sideless platform for its body
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  • Flatbed truck — A flatbed truck is a type of truck which can be either articulated or rigid. It has an entirely flat, level body with absolutely no sides or roof. This allows for quick and easy loading of goods, and consequently they are used to transport heavy… …   Wikipedia

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  • flatbed — [flat′bed΄] adj. ☆ 1. designating or of a truck, trailer, etc. having a bed or platform without sides or stakes 2. Printing designating or of a press having a plane or horizontal printing surface: cf. ROTARY PRESS n. ☆ 1. a flatbed truck, trailer …   English World dictionary

  • Flatbed — may refer to:* Flatbed truck, a type of vehicle * Flatbed scanner, a common design for computer image scanners * Flatbed printer, a printer able to manage very thick media …   Wikipedia

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  • flatbed — /flat bed /, n. a truck or trailer having an open body in the form of a platform without sides or stakes. Also called flatbed trailer, flatbed truck. Cf. stake truck. [1870 75, for an earlier sense; FLAT1 + BED] * * * …   Universalium

  • flatbed — [[t]flæ̱tbed[/t]] flatbeds N COUNT: oft N n (The form flatbed truck is also used, especially in American English.) A flatbed is a truck that has a long flat platform with no sides …   English dictionary

  • Truck — Lorry redirects here. For other uses, see Lorry (disambiguation) or Truck (disambiguation). North American highway freight rig pulled by a Kenworth tractor. Note the refrigerated trailer and the Conventional ( American ) engine cab style …   Wikipedia

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