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  • semi-trailer — semi trailers also semitrailer N COUNT A semi trailer is the long rear section of a truck or lorry that can bend when it turns. [AM] (in BRIT, use trailer) …   English dictionary

  • Semi-trailer — In American English a semi trailer is a trailer without a front axle. A large proportion of its weight is supported either by a road tractor or by a detachable front axle assembly known as a dolly or by the tail of another trailer. A semi trailer …   Wikipedia

  • semi-trailer — noun a) A trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end, designed to be pulled via a pivoting arrangement which also partially supports its weight. b) A tractor trailer or big rig: a semi trailer plus the truck or …   Wiktionary

  • semi-trailer — A type of trailer that has wheels only at the rear, the front is supported by the towing vehicle. See trailer …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • semi-trailer — noun chiefly N. Amer. a trailer having wheels at the back but supported at the front by a towing vehicle. ↘an articulated truck …   English new terms dictionary

  • semi-trailer — A vehicle of the trailer type so used in conjunction with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle. Maryland Casualty Co. v Cross (CA5 Tex) 112 F2d 58 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • semi-trailer — n. a trailer having wheels at the back but supported at the front by a towing vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • semi-trailer — large truck used for transferring cargo …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Semi-trailer truck — A semi trailer truck, also known as tractor trailer or (in the United Kingdom and Ireland) articulated lorry, is an articulated truck or lorry consisting of a towing engine ( tractor in the United States, prime mover in Australia, and truck in… …   Wikipedia

  • Scammell Pioneer Semi-trailer — Infobox Weapon name=30 ton Semi trailer Scammell Pioneer caption=Preserved 1941 Scammell Pioneer tractor unit origin=UK type=Tank recovery vehicle is vehicle=yes is UK=yes length=with trailer 10.97 width=2.20 height=3.27 weight=2.87… …   Wikipedia

  • U-1 (semi-trailer) — The U 1 was a liquid hydrogen trailer designed to carry cryogenic liquid hydrogen (LH2) on roads being pulled by a powered vehicle. It was constructed by the Cambridge Corporation and had a capacity of 26 500 liters with a hydrogen loss rate of… …   Wikipedia

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