travel trailer
noun Date: 1961 a trailer drawn especially by an automobile and equipped for use (as while traveling) as a dwelling

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  • Travel trailer — A travel trailer or caravan is a trailer towed behind a road vehicle to provide a place to sleep which is more comfortable and protected than a tent (although there are fold down tent trailers). [ [http://www.gorving.ca/foldingcamping.asp Folding …   Wikipedia

  • travel trailer — A unit which is pulled behind a vehicle. It is enclosed and contains all the conveniences of home: sleeping room, showers, toilets, cooking, dining, and relaxing. Some have a slide out feature which enlarges the living, dining, sleeping, or… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • travel trailer — trailer (def. 2). [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • travel trailer — noun : a trailer drawn especially by a passenger automobile and equipped for use as a dwelling * * * trailer (def. 2). [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fifth-wheel travel trailer — A trailer which is towed by a pickup truck. The tongue of the trailer fits into the bed of the truck. Like a travel trailer, it comes with all the amenities of home. The master bedroom is over the truck bed …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Trailer (vehicle) — A Trailer is generally an unpowered vehicle pulled by a powered vehicle. Commonly, the term trailer refers to such vehicles used for transport of goods and materials.Sometimes recreational vehicles, travel trailers, or mobile homes with limited… …   Wikipedia

  • trailer — [1] Platform or container on wheels pulled by a truck or tractor. [2] Distance between fifth wheel pin and center of rear axle (or center between tandems). [3] A unit which contains camping equipment and is pulled behind a vehicle. See boat… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • travel — [1] The distance an object can move. [2] The distance that suspension components, forks and shocks, move up and down when the bike rides over bumps. [3] Measurement of the total distance that a shock can move. See clutch pedal free travel… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • trailer — /tray leuhr/, n. 1. a large van or wagon drawn by an automobile, truck, or tractor, used esp. in hauling freight by road. Cf. full trailer, semitrailer. 2. Also called travel trailer. a vehicle attached to an automobile and used as a mobile home… …   Universalium

  • trailer — [trā′lər] n. 1. a person, animal, or thing that trails another ☆ 2. a cart, wagon, or large van, designed to be pulled by an automobile, truck, or TRACTOR (sense 2), for hauling freight, animals, a boat, etc. ☆ 3. a closed vehicle designed to be… …   English World dictionary

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