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- n. a truck with no sides, used to carry large, heavy objects
- n. A form of such a truck adapted or designed specifically as a tow truck or for transporting other vehicles.
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The high point of their tour was Big Howard’s New Year’s bonus — a flatbed truck loaded with hot dogs and Cokes arriving just as 1949 became 1950 — compliments of the burger write-off in Culver City.
Their trailer got lifted onto a flatbed truck and was then driven, at a speed of ten miles per hour, to nearby Hickam Field.
Halle stared as a flatbed truck came roaring along Eighth Street, ran its red light, and hit the right rear fender of the Lexus.
Sawdust City, once the hub of the lumbering industry, staged a lumbercamp scene on a flatbed truck — with a cook flipping flapjacks, loggers brawling over a card game, and someone in a bear costume stealing the flapjacks.