truck englannista suomeksi
työntökärryt, kaksipyöräinen kottikärry
1843, James Fenimore Cooper, ''Wyandotte'', Chapter 3
- “Put that cannon up once, and I'll answer for it that no Injin faces it. 'Twill be as good as a dozen sentinels,” answered Joel. “As for mountin’, I thought of that before I said a syllable about the crittur. There's the new truck-wheels in the court, all ready to hold it, and the carpenters can put the hinder part to the whull, in an hour or two.”
The ball on top of a flagpole.
(senseid) 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".
1851, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 9.
- But oh! shipmates! on the starboard hand of every woe, there is a sure delight; and higher the top of that delight, than the bottom of the woe is deep. Is not the main-truck higher than the kelson is low?
''Mexican open-bed trucks haul most of the fresh produce that comes into the United States from Mexico.''
1922, Sinclair Lewis, ''Babbit'', Chapter 1
- A line of fifty trucks from the Zenith Steel and Machinery Company was attacked by strikers-rushing out from the sidewalk, pulling drivers from the seats, smashing carburetors and commutators, while telephone girls cheered from the walk, and small boys heaved bricks.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
A pantechnicon (removal van).
A flatbed railway car; a flatcar.
- Far away he could hear the sharp clinking of the trucks on the railway.
- Then she went off with Nawnim, past the three coaches provided for superior passengers, to the trucks at the front, where the crowd was entirely black.
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; a bogie.
A platform with wheels or casters.
Dirt or other messiness.
1876, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter I
- “Nothing! Look at your hands. And look at your mouth. What ''is'' that truck?”
To drive a truck.
''My father has been trucking for 20 years.''
To convey by truck.
To move a camera parallel to the movement of the subject.
To fight or otherwise physically engage with.
- Both deputies were big, made of dense flesh and tough experience. . . . I wouldn't have wanted to truck with either one of them.
To over or through a tackler in American football.
(RQ:Mill Political Econom)
- 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.
To have dealings or social relationships with; to engage with.
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