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1. an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
2. Chiefly Brit a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc.
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Also spelled bogey; bogy.
A type of landing-gear unit consisting of two sets of wheels in tandem with a central strut.
A supporting and aligning wheel or roller on the inside of an endless track.
A low truck or cart of solid build.
A truck or axle to which wheels are fixed, which supports a railroad car, the leading end of a locomotive, or the end of a vehicle (such as a gun carriage) and which is allowed to swivel under it.
A railroad car or locomotive supported by a bogie.
The drive-wheel assembly and supporting frame comprising the four rear wheels of a six-wheel truck, mounted so that they can self-adjust to sharp curves and irregularities in the road.
A small truck or trolley upon which a bucket is carried from the shaft to the spoil bank.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
On a theater stage, a hanger for an overhead track, from which scenery, flats, or panels are suspended.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.