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trucking

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[ truhk-ing ]
/ ˈtrʌk ɪŋ /
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noun
the art or business of conveying articles or goods on trucks.
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Origin of trucking

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First recorded in 1800–10; truck1 + -ing1

Other definitions for trucking (2 of 2)

trucking2
[ truhk-ing ]
/ ˈtrʌk ɪŋ /

noun
the growing of vegetables for the market.
commercial bartering.

Origin of trucking

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First recorded in 1585–95; truck2 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for trucking (1 of 2)

trucking1
/ (ˈtrʌkɪŋ) /

noun
mainly US and Canadian the transportation of goods by lorry

British Dictionary definitions for trucking (2 of 2)

trucking2
/ (ˈtrʌkɪŋ) /

noun
Also called: truck farming, (Brit, Austral., NZ, and South African) market gardening US and Canadian the business of growing fruit and vegetables on a commercial scale
commercial exchange; barter
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