- Also called forklift truck, fork truck. a small vehicle with two power-operated prongs at the front that can be slid under heavy loads and then raised for moving and stacking materials in warehouses, shipping depots, etc.
- to move or stack by forklift.
Origin of forklift
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Examples from the Web for forklift
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One time while at work, Mama June had a forklift run over her toe.‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’: A Glossary
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Word Origin and History for forklift
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