eighteen-wheeler
noun see 18-wheeler

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eighteen-wheeler — [ā΄tēn΄hwēl′ər, ā΄tēn΄wēl′ər] n. Informal a tractor trailer having eighteen wheels: often 18 wheeler …   English World dictionary

  • eighteen-wheeler — n. a large trailer truck. (There are a total of eighteen wheels on the cab and trailer.) □ An eighteen wheeler almost ran me off the road. □ The eighteen wheelers rule the road at night …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • eighteen-wheeler — noun A tractor trailer with eighteen wheels, normally with two steerable wheels on the first axle and four wheels on two fixed axles of the tractor and two fixed four wheel axles on the rear of the trailer …   Wiktionary

  • eighteen wheeler — Trucker slang for A truck with 18 wheels as in If you got it an 18 wheeler brought it …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • eighteen-wheeler — /ay teen hwee leuhr, wee /, n. a large tractor trailer, usually having ten wheels on the cab and eight on the trailer. * * * …   Universalium

  • eighteen-wheeler — /ay teen hwee leuhr, wee /, n. a large tractor trailer, usually having ten wheels on the cab and eight on the trailer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler) — Infobox Single Name = Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler) Artist = Alabama from Album = Roll On A side = Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler) B side = Food On the Table Released = January 6, 1984 Format …   Wikipedia

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  • 18-wheeler — or eighteen wheeler noun Date: 1976 a trucking rig consisting of a tractor and a trailer and typically having eighteen wheels …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18-wheeler — 18 wheel•eror eighteen wheel•er [[t]ˈeɪ tinˈ(h)wi lər, wi [/t]] n. aum a tractor trailer equipped with eighteen wheels …   From formal English to slang

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