gooseneck

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gooseneck

[′güs‚nek]
(design engineering)
A pipe, bar, or other device having a curved or bent shape resembling that of the neck of a goose.
(naval architecture)
An iron hook which joins a spar to a mast.
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To hitch up, jack the trailer's tongue to the appropriate height (if you have a gooseneck hitch, be sure to lower the tailgate on the truck) and slowly back the truck to the trailer (check those mirrors).
Gooseneck trailers tend to cut the apex of the corner, making them more likely to hit the line of waiting cars when making a left turn at a stoplight than with a tagalong, Tagalong trailers generally track closer to the tow-vehicle's trajectory, but the longer the distance between the hitch and the trailer's axles, the greater the tendency for the trailer to clip the corners.
Rex-Buckeye uses custom fixtures to machine up to four goosenecks at a time, using preprogrammed routines to handle different sizes and part features.
We're completely machining all the goosenecks on the Kuraki machine, including boring, milling, drilling, and tapping.
Gooseneck design with flexible camera head that can be easily adjusted to view objects at different angles and adjustable lamps for optimal lighting;
This farmer needs to maneuver her 12,000-pound capacity 20-foot gooseneck flatbed trailer from the sloped lane in front of the house around a gradual 90-degree curve to pad several tons of scrap lumber.
The driver has successfully maneuvered the gooseneck off the lane and positioned the trailer for the load.