ladder truck

[ lad-er truhk ]
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  1. a vehicle, usually a tractor-trailer, equipped for firefighting and fitted with long, often hydraulic, extensible ladders and other equipment.

Origin of ladder truck

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

Words Nearby ladder truck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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