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  • n. Plural form of flatbed.


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  • Wide-bodied loads, such as flatbeds carrying prefabricated houses, are well warned that they will not be able to make it through the bridge section, and are told to take a detour at a preceding exit.

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  • Averitt's Integrated Services team, he noted, can provide multi-modal solutions, including rail, and Averitt can provide access to specialized equipment, such as flatbeds, drop decks, and reefers.


  • Everything is dry and brown and all the rivers are just flatbeds of sand.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Passing us in the direction of the compound a convoy of dun vehicles drove with soldiers and heavy arms on flatbeds.


  • The process was mechanized in the 1960s with machines that shake the droopy-limbed trees and send a hail of pastel green nuts onto large slanted flatbeds.

    U.S. Ban On Iranian Pistachios Helps California farmers

  • Streets are being barricaded with huge cement slabs fork-lifted from flatbeds every few minutes to secure the place.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • —They started coming just minutes after calm had settled on this flattened city, dozens at first, then hundreds, descending on Freeman Hospital West in ambulances and helicopters, on foot and in the flatbeds of pickup trucks.

    Hospital Strains to Cope With Battered Survivors

  • The stereotypes of flatbeds, rifles and hunting gear were reflected in the disparity of influence of voters in different counties.

    Henry J. Stern: You Are What You Know

  • The first alert of incoming wounded these medics usually receive is the sound of screeching tires of a Toyota pickup truck, their flatbeds filled with the injured.

    In Makeshift Clinic, War Scars Run Deep

  • There were also more than forty U.S. Army trucks on the road, including a dozen heavy-duty flatbeds carrying tarpaulin-covered loads.

    The Omega Theory


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