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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An 18-wheeler truck transporting over 600 bars of steel lurched sideways instantly killing the truck assistant in Nasugbu, Batangas, Saturday, July 6.
An 18-wheeler truck fell on its side Wednesday afternoon while approaching the Valenzuela Exit of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX).
Osaretin, accompanied by his cousin, Esosa, in his car, around 3:00 am on Saturday, February 16, in Houston, Texas, ran into an 18-wheeler vehicle, and both of them died in auto crash.
The advert, which sits on the back of an 18-wheeler, spent the entire day circling Kildare Street and Merrion Square.
Teenagers from Los Angeles schools, who were on a day trip to a university, leapt from the burning wreckage after an 18-wheeler FedEx truck smashed into it head-on.
TRUCKERS (9pm BBC1) THE course of true love never did run smooth, even when you're driving an 18-wheeler, and tonight it's Glen's turn to hit the rumble strip of romance.
London, September 21 ( ANI ): Commercial charbroilers like the ones used in fast food restaurants are doing more harm to the air quality than an 18-wheeler, a new study has found.
Ice Road Truckers (8.00pm) Lisa Kelly follows veteran trucker Jack Jesse south down the Dalton Highway, but struggles to find a passing spot while trying to give way to an 18-wheeler heading in the opposite direction.
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.
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.
"A truck dealer, 10 blocks from my business, asked me to clean the dust off an 18-wheeler," Stewart recalls.
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.
Four people were killed while 30 more were hurt when a tourist bus rear-ended an 18-wheeler truck along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Barangay Santiago here on Thursday morning.