Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A trailer having a set or several sets of wheels at the rear only, with the forward portion being supported by the truck tractor or towing vehicle.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of semi-trailer.

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  • noun a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle

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Examples

  • At the toll booth in Calera de Victor Rosales the unknown armed group shot the tires of a semitrailer and a tank truck in an [apparently successful] effort to block the pursuit and then continued their flight.

    Violence yesterday in Zacatecas State

  • At the toll booth in Calera de Victor Rosales the unknown armed group shot the tires of a semitrailer and a tank truck in an [apparently successful] effort to block the pursuit and then continued their flight.

    Violence yesterday in Zacatecas State

  • Two other truck drivers and the train's engineer watched helplessly as the semitrailer skidded the length of a football field before crashing into the train.

    AP: Truck firm in train wreck had safety citations

  • The loot was in a semitrailer parked in a lot over the weekend northwest of Vienna.

    Thieves Steal 21 Tons Of Mustard And Ketchup

  • At the toll booth in Calera de Victor Rosales the unknown armed group shot the tires of a semitrailer and a tank truck in an [apparently successful] effort to block the pursuit and then continued their flight.

    Violence yesterday in Zacatecas State

  • A maximum of 180 hogs fit into a semitrailer, prompting Mr. Bauman to opine that the thieves made several trips.

    Year's Swelling Hog Prices Drive Porcine Crime Wave

  • That was when a semitrailer truck bounced past the house, as in, in my yard, and headed through the cornfield along the path of the trodden-down stalks.

    Arcane Circle

  • That was when a semitrailer truck bounced past the house, as in, in my yard, and headed through the cornfield along the path of the trodden-down stalks.

    Arcane Circle

  • That was when a semitrailer truck bounced past the house, as in, in my yard, and headed through the cornfield along the path of the trodden-down stalks.

    Arcane Circle

  • The loot was in a semitrailer parked in a lot over the weekend northwest of Vienna.

    Thieves Steal 21 Tons Of Mustard And Ketchup

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