truck

noun
1 (esp. AmE) large heavy vehicle ⇨ See also ↑lorry
ADJECTIVE
big, heavy, heavy-duty, huge, large
light

sales of cars and light trucks

17-ton, etc.
diesel
refrigerated
articulated, trailer (AmE)
flatbed, open, pickup
full-size, semi (both AmE)
cargo (AmE), commercial, delivery, transport
mail (AmE)
breakdown (BrE), cement, dump (AmE), dumper (BrE), farm, forklift, logging, tow (AmE)
fire (AmE)
garbage (AmE), refuse (BrE)
fuel, tanker

Behind them, the fuel truck exploded.

armoured/armored, army, gun (AmE), military
moving (AmE)

A band of moving trucks hauls all of the furniture out of the house

ice-cream (AmE)
monster

a monster truck rally

toy

Zach was playing with a toy truck on the floor.

… OF TRUCKS
convoy, fleet
VERB + TRUCK
drive
park
load, unload
TRUCK + VERB
drive, roll, rumble

A convoy of heavy trucks rumbled past.

carry sth, haul sth

a truck carrying sacks of vegetables

park

She heard the truck parking in front of the building.

TRUCK + NOUN
driver
stop (AmE)
bed (AmE), cab, chassis, tyre/tire
convoy, fleet
load (usually truckload)
bomb
2 (BrE) open wagon pulled by train
ADJECTIVE
railway
cattle, coal, goods
VERB + TRUCK
pull

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