- nouna truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together• Hyponyms: ↑tandem trailer
* * *Brit.a tractor-trailer truck.
* * *articulated lorry, etc nounA lorry, etc made easier to manœuvre by having its (sometimes detachable) front section flexibly attached to the rear section so that it can move at an angle to it (informal short form articˈ (or /ärˈ/))• • •Main Entry: ↑article
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articulated lorry — Brit. a tractor trailer truck. * * * … Universalium
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articulated — adjective Date: 1899 of a vehicle having a hinge or pivot connection especially to allow negotiation of sharp turns < articulated lorry > < articulated bus > … New Collegiate Dictionary
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articulated — ar|tic|u|lat|ed [ ar tıkjuleıtıd ] adjective BRITISH an articulated vehicle has two or more parts that are connected so they can move in different directions at the same time: an articulated lorry … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
articulated — UK [ɑː(r)ˈtɪkjʊˌleɪtɪd] / US [ɑrˈtɪkjuleɪtɪd] adjective British an articulated vehicle has two or more parts that are connected so that they can move in different directions at the same time an articulated lorry … English dictionary