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dolly

1. Films Television a wheeled support on which a camera may be mounted
2. a cup-shaped anvil held against the head of a rivet while the other end is being hammered
3. a shaped block of lead used to hammer dents out of sheet metal
4. a distance piece placed between the head of a pile and the pile-driver to form an extension to the length of the pile
5. Cricket a simple catch

dolly

[′däl·ē]
(engineering)
Any of several types of industrial hand trucks consisting of a low platform or specially shaped carrier mounted on rollers or combinations of fixed and swivel casters; used to carry such things as furniture, milk cans, paper rolls, machinery weighing up to 80 tons, and television cameras short distances.

dolly

1. A block of hardwood placed on the upper end of a pile; acts as an extension piece and as a cushion during pile driving.
2. A tool for holding the head of a rivet and absorbing the impact while the other head is being driven.
3. A low cart or truck used for transporting heavy or bulky equipment.

dolly

i. Any of the several devices used in lifting or carrying heavy aircraft components.
ii. Airborne data-linked equipment.
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At the opposite end of the rack, a retrieval crane collects full carts and dollies to fill orders.
Retrieval crane places carts and dollies in an output conveyor for transfer to shipping channels.
As soon as a channel becomes half empty, the computer orders the cranes to replenish the channel with dollies.
Empty dollies are placed on a dolly conveyor located beneath each case conveyor.
It was moved in 1814 to the Custom House Quay in Low Street, where later dollies have stood.
The KHS dolly system solutions begin with the unstacking of dollies provided or separately stacked on a carrier pallet into a special magazine.
Once the dollies are on the conveyor, they are exactly aligned.
The dollies are conveyed within each conveyor segment over a clocked rail.
The palletizing process after transport is fully oriented to the desired number of dollies to be simultaneously palletized.