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articulated lorry a British word for a very large truck that consists of a cab where the driver sits and a trailer that carries goods over long distances. Articulated lorry often has the same meaning as tractor-trailer.
cab1 the enclosed part of a truck or big machine where the driver or operator sits. [1/3 definitions]
drive to operate (a car, truck, or other vehicle). [3/11 definitions]
fender a metal guard over the wheel of a truck, car, or bicycle. [1/2 definitions]
fire engine a large truck that carries firefighters and their tools to a fire. Fire engines usually have a ladder and a pump for spraying water or chemicals used to put out fires.
fire truck a large truck that firefighters ride in to go to a fire and that carries the things firefighters need to put out fires; fire engine.
freight goods shipped by boat, plane, train, or truck.
gearshift a lever used to change gears in a car, truck, or other motor vehicle.
gear stick the British word for the lever used to change gears in a car, truck, or other motor vehicle. Gear stick has the same meaning as gearshift.
juggernaut a British word for a very large truck that carries goods over long distances. Juggernaut often has the same meaning as tractor-trailer. [1/2 definitions]
license plate a small metal sign on a car, truck, or other vehicle that usually has both numbers and letters. The license plate shows that it is legal to drive the vehicle on public roads.
lorry a British word for a large vehicle used for transporting goods or materials. Lorry has the same meaning as truck.
number plate the British word for a small metal sign on a car, truck, or other vehicle indicating that the vehicle is legal to drive on public roads. Number plate has the same meaning as license plate.
pickup a small truck with a flat bed and low sides. [1/2 definitions]
shift the act of changing gears when driving a car or truck. [1/7 definitions]
ship to place on and send by ship, truck, or other vehicle. [1/3 definitions]
steamroller a large truck with a huge roller that is used to smooth and crush the material used in building roads.
tow truck a truck that can lift another car or truck partly off the ground and pull it along behind itself. If a vehicle breaks down or is left in an illegal place, a tow truck may come and take it away.
tractor-trailer a very large truck that consists of a cab where the driver sits and a trailer or semitrailer attached to it. Tractor-trailers are used to transport goods over long distances.
trailer a wagon pulled by a car or truck and used to carry a load. [1/2 definitions]
transmission a system of gears that sends power from the engine to the wheels in an automobile, truck, or other vehicle. [1/3 definitions]