lorry


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lorry

1. a large motor vehicle designed to carry heavy loads, esp one with a flat platform
2. any of various vehicles with a flat load-carrying surface, esp one designed to run on rails

lorry

[′lȯr·ē]
(mining engineering)
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The owner of the lorry, believed to be a wealthy businessman in Nakuru, evaded arrest on Saturday morning.
I will issue more details once I get them," Mr Ndonga said.A motorcycle rider who witnessed the incident said the lorry was speeding towards the Mombasa direction but the driver was forced to apply emergency breaks after another lorry that was in front stopped abruptly.
Crews attended two separate lorry fires - one on the southbound side just before 3am, and another following a collision on the northbound side just after 4am.
The side of the lorry was removed and the chickens taken out of the vehicle in their cages before being placed on another lorry.
When the owner, Paul Johnson, later died his parents wanted to sell the lorry and offered it to Geoff.
The red-faced lorry driver was trying to turn from Church Street on to Marygate when they got wedged in next to the Guildhall at around 7.25am yesterday.
But the incident brought congestion to commuters as police had to move the lorry and trailer onto the slip road from Princess Way to Crosby Road South.
They'd tried to smuggle themselves among cargo into the UK on the lorry's journey over to North Shields from Calais.
Ambulance crews were called but the lorry driver managed to flee the cabin in time and no-one was hurt.
Also, in a car you can brake a lot quicker than a 45ton lorry, which will be taking your food and clothes to the stores you shop in.
* COLLISION: Lamp-post demolished by a lorry in Quarmby Road, Quarmby * TIGHT SQUEEZE: Lorry blocks Lockwood Scar, Huddersfield