Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Trading, bartering.
  • n. the conveyance of freight by trucks.
  • n. Lateral movement of the camera.
  • v. Present participle of truck.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The business of conveying goods on trucks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Exchanging; bartering; barter.
  • n. The selling of small commodities; petty trade.
  • n. The selling of garden-truck; truck-farming.
  • n. The act or the business of conveying goods by trucks or wagons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the activity of transporting goods by truck

Etymologies

From truck. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 1993, the NTSB commissioned a study expecting to learn about the role of drug and alcohol use in trucking accidents.

    Transportation safety: Efforts to curb fatigue-related accidents often languish

  • Regardless of how freight ships across the country or around the world, short-haul trucking is going to remain essential for getting goods to their final destination.

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  • It also lays along the main trucking route to bring goods in and out of the Congo and Central African Republic.

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  • Down the main trucking highway from the border to Mexico City (wide lanes, good surface, heavy truck traffic) but easy driving and boring, bypassing San Luis Potosí and then at Querétaro the junction of the Mexico city-Guadalarara cuota you swing right to Salamanca and there swing left (south) on Mexico 43, a straight and mainly level shot directly to Morelia on two lane but well surfaced and not heavily trafficked highway.

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  • This whole route from the point where you drop off the toll road at the Monterrey Periferico intersection with the Saltillo Canyon highway is the main trucking route from Laredo USA to Mexico City and other Mexican points.

    Safety concerns about Laredo-N.L crossing

  • Ithaca Produce pays employees living wages by the county's standards, and the move would take their 24-hour trucking from a location in close contact with surrounding residents to a more isolated location that still has good access to the highway.

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  • In this region, woods work and trucking is predominant.

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  • Step It Down has a section on the "Zudie-O", a dance which incorporated "trucking" --

    The Annotated "Truckin'"

  • The ministry believes that the Kapitan Rusak, a Ukranian vessel chartered to United, has been involved in "trucking" - catching substantial quantities of ling in one fishery management area for which it has a small quota and claiming in its returns that the fish came from another area for which it has a much larger quota.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • The Empire has insufficient energy to support its need, with no heavy rail system, trucking is the means of transportation over a [4] four time zone area alone of what is called the lower [48] and for its total expanded Empire the cost are astronomical, lacking even a basic national power grid system, based upon Nuclear Power, and for over a century the Empire has neglected its infrastructure to the point of its collapsing under its own weight.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

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