ladder truck
hook-and-ladder truck hook"-and-lad"der truck, hook and ladder truck hook" and lad"der truck, hook and ladder hook" and lad"der, n. A firefighting truck equipped with a ladder extendable to great length, for access to the upper stories of buildings; it also carries other firefighting equipment; called also {ladder truck}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ladder truck — ladder company ladder company, ladder truck ladder truck . Same as {hook and ladder company}, {hook and ladder truck}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ladder truck — n. HOOK AND LADDER * * * …   Universalium

  • ladder truck — n. HOOK AND LADDER …   English World dictionary

  • ladder truck — noun a fire engine carrying ladders • Syn: ↑aerial ladder truck • Hypernyms: ↑fire engine, ↑fire truck * * * noun : a piece of mobile fire apparatus carrying ladders and usually other fire fighting and rescue equipment * * * ladder truck, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • ladder truck — noun Date: 1889 hook and ladder truck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ladder truck. — See hook and ladder. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • ladder truck. — See hook and ladder. [1885 90, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ladder truck — n. fire engine equipped with extension ladders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hook and ladder truck — hook and lad der truck, hook and ladder truck hook and lad der truck, hook and ladder hook and lad der, n. A firefighting truck equipped with a ladder extendable to great length, for access to the upper stories of buildings; it also carries other …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hook-and-ladder truck — hook and lad der truck, hook and ladder truck hook and lad der truck, hook and ladder hook and lad der, n. A firefighting truck equipped with a ladder extendable to great length, for access to the upper stories of buildings; it also carries other …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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