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  • noun informal Short form of articulated lorry.
  • noun informal Short form of articulated bus.


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  • Short for "articulated lorry" - UK colloquialism for a big truck. It took me ages to figure out that this is what's meant by a semi or semi-truck in North America.

    December 24, 2008

  • Oh! I always thought it referred to the refridgerated ones, you know, for supermarkets.

    December 24, 2008