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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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Dollies & Boxes Unlimited provides moving and packaging solutions for commercial and residential customers and is Toronto's ultimate resource for storage and moving boxes, bubble, floor runners, dollies and other accessories and equipment needed for a successful move.
The pub dolly, paid for by Samuel Smith's brewery, was installed 14 years ago near the spot where many dollies have stood over the years.
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Linpac Allibert is a pioneer in the development and application of returnable transit packaging and offers a range of pallets and dollies that meets stringent hygiene, environmental and load-bearing criteria.
Whether bottles or cans, shrink packs, pad shrink packs, tray shrink packs, or multipacks--everything is possible- and simple handling of dollies at the point of sale is guaranteed.
The dollies are wheeled + Europallets which can be stacked up to 5 layers high and hold 360 cartons of longlife milk.
Conforming to HACCP health standards and used with standard mesh plastic containers, these new dollies are designed for food environments.