tip truck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tip truck truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
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Usage

In literature:

One time a truck load of prunes tipped over and there were prunes everywhere.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
The filter is then tipped up into a truck below, and the tailings run out to the waste heap.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887" by Various
She never heard the dull thump of the milk drum tipping onto the edge of the truck bed.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
I own this boat from garboard to main truck, bowsprit-tip to boom-end, and I don't wear any man's dog-collar.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
There, in old days, the trucks were tipped, and their load sent thundering down the chute.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But the men on the wagons or trucks exact tips for carrying the baggage up and down stairs or elevators.
"The Itching Palm" by William R Scott
Shortly afterwards one of our trucks, heavily loaded with litters, boxes and men, ran into a hole and came near tipping over the steep bank.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
The contents of the coal trucks are tipped into the barges through sloping shoots.
"The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer" by Isambard Brunel
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In news:

Tip And Photo By Karel Kramer So many of the extended-cab trucks we like so much have a relatively short bed.
A truck registered to country singer Randy Travis has been found tipped over and abandoned in a Texas field.
Police say the asphalt truck tipped, spilling some of its load on top of the car.
Tanker truck tips over near Santa Paula.
Looks like a salvation army truck tipped over wait, that's just Alexis.
A semi truck tipped over and dumped a load of lumber on the freeway.
Here's a short course in Journalism 101: When you get a tip something shocking is happening at a local radio station, unless there are fire trucks or CSI units parked around the studio, assume it's a publicity stunt.
Three utility poles were hit after the truck tipped over.
4x4 Truck Parts & Accessories Repair, Installation How-To & Tips at 4Wheel & Off-Road.
McDonald provides tow truck winter-proofing tips , Alaskan-style, in the Tow Times October 2012 issue.
The boom of the truck was elevated at the time it attempted a left turn, snaging utlity lines and causing the truck to tip over.
The boom snagged overhead utility lines as the truck attempted a left turn on Cedar St, causing the rig to tip over on the its driver side.
It happened shortly after 8 this morning near Allen Blvd No word on what caused the truck to tip over.
The hopper on the truck tipped over landing on the crane trapping the operator inside.
Filed in Lift Truck Tips.
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