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.
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.