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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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