18-wheeler


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18-wheeler

A tractor-trailer that has 18 wheels. Be careful changing lanes, there's an 18-wheeler coming up behind you.

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.
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The California Highway Patrol claims that Hartline lost control while fleeing from these "zombies," striking several cars before overturning the 18-wheeler. "Hartline swerved the truck side to side to shake the zombies off," Baer told (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/zombie-attack-blamed-teenager-stealing-1824294) The Mirror .
"For comparison, an 18-wheeler diesel-engine truck would have to drive 143 miles on the freeway to put out the same mass of particles as a single charbroiled hamburger patty," he said.
The Digital Bookmobile, an 18-wheeler that features download services available from more than 9,000 libraries worldwide, appeared on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the 2009 National Book Festival last September.
This business services company provides maintenance service for trucks from Aa-ton to 18-wheeler, for fleets, & large & small businesses.
All I could see were downed power lines and my dad's 18-wheeler. I thought, "This must be someone else's truck," because my dad parks his truck next to our house.
Then, seconds later, he narrowly missed being crushed to death by another 18-wheeler.
At the start of the new millennium, Hobart Corp., Troy, Ohio, embarked on an 18-wheeler "Total Solution" national tour showcasing the best in food equipment.
and Katie started off with a Volkswagen, graduated to a pickup, then a bog truck, and then an 18-wheeler.
Browning said the men had been drinking prior to disembraking from their boat, and stole the refrigerated 18-wheeler as its driver was making a delivery inside a restaurant.
"We don't want the driver of the 18-wheeler next to our minivan high on marijuana," he wrote, implying that "people like Mr.
He does, however, want the city to restore $5 million incur funding to level and restore the charming cobblestone streets that have been battered by a hundred years of wear by sidecar trains, horse-drawn wagons and 18-wheeler deliveries.
The 18-wheeler overturned and smashed open, allowing the rest of the cattle to stampede along the highway.
On Thursday morning, the ill-fated tourist bus, which was carrying mostly government employees from Cavite, rear-ended an 18-wheeler truck along SCTEx in Barangay Santiago in Concepcion, Tarlac at around 5:20 a.m.
In Caloocan, an accident involving an 18-wheeler truck which ended up falling to its side near the Monumento Circle caused a heavy build-up of traffic in the area.
Daimler (DDAIF) unveiled a new all-electric big rig truck, the 18-wheeler Freightliner eCascadia, which has a 250-mile range and is targeted to be in production in 2021 as well as a medium-duty Freightliner eM2 106, which has a range of up to 230 miles, Reuters reports, citing the automaker.