trucking
noun Date: 1809 the process or business of transporting goods on trucks

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trucking — Truck ing, n. The business of conveying goods on trucks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trucking — [truk′iŋ] n. the business or process of carrying goods by truck …   English World dictionary

  • trucking — truck truck 2 verb [transitive] TRANSPORT to take something somewhere by truck: • Crude oil would be imported on tankers and trucked to the pipeline. trucking noun [uncountable] : • The com …   Financial and business terms

  • trucking — Truck Truck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trucked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {trucking}.] [OE. trukken,F. troquer; akin to Sp. & Pg. trocar; of uncertain origin.] To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust. [1913 Webster] We… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trucking — [[t]trʌ̱kɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N n Trucking is the activity of transporting goods from one place to another using trucks. [mainly AM] ...the deregulation of the trucking industry. (in BRIT, use haulage) …   English dictionary

  • trucking — noun /ˈtɹʌkɪŋ/ a) Trading, bartering. This they were wont to use also for hatchets, but now by trucking they have plentie of the same forme of yron. b) the conveyance of freight by trucks. Syn: freight …   Wiktionary

  • trucking — truck|ing [ trʌkıŋ ] noun uncount the job or business of carrying goods or animals in trucks: a trucking company …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trucking — n See keep on trucking …   Contemporary slang

  • trucking — noun AmE 1 (U) the business of taking goods from place to place by road 2 keep on trucking spoken used to encourage someone to continue what they are doing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trucking — UK [ˈtrʌkɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] mainly American the job or business of carrying goods or animals in trucks a trucking company …   English dictionary

  • trucking — / trʌkɪŋ/ noun the carrying of goods in trucks ● a trucking firm …   Marketing dictionary in english

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”