from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An open truck bed or trailer with no sides, used to carry large objects such as heavy machinery, cars, or houses.
  • n. A railroad flatcar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an open commercial vehicle with no sides; designed to carry heavy or outsize loads
  • n. a railway freight car with no sides; a flatcar
  • adj. (of a device, such as a scanner or plotter) having a flat bed

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

  • n. an open truck bed or trailer with no sides; used to carry large heavy objects
  • n. freight car without permanent sides or roof


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