Fork-lift truck



[fawrk-lift] /ˈfɔrkˌlɪft/

noun
1.
Also called forklift truck, fork truck. a small vehicle with two power-operated prongs at the front that can be slid under heavy loads and then raised for moving and stacking materials in warehouses, shipping depots, etc.
verb (used with object)
2.
to move or stack by forklift.
noun
1.
a vehicle having two power-operated horizontal prongs that can be raised and lowered for loading, transporting, and unloading goods, esp goods that are stacked on wooden pallets Sometimes shortened to forklift
n.

also fork-lift (truck), 1946, from fork (n.) + lift (n.).

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