mast\ truck


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  • Truck (rigging) — A truck is a nautical term for a wooden ball, disk, or bun shaped cap at the top of a mast, with holes in it through which flag halyards are passed.[1] Trucks are also used on wooden flagpoles, to prevent them from splitting. Without a masthead… …   Wikipedia

  • Mast (sailing) — Sails on a small ship as seen from below The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall, vertical, or near vertical, spar, or arrangement of spars, which supports the sails. Large ships have several masts, with the size and configuration depending on the …   Wikipedia

  • Mast — may refer to: Contents 1 Engineering 2 Biology 3 Society and culture …   Wikipedia

  • truck — truck1 [truk] n. [< ? L trochus, a hoop < Gr trochos, a wheel, disk: see TROCHE] 1. Historical a small, solid wheel or roller, esp. one for a gun carriage 2. a small, wooden block or disk with holes for halyards, esp. one at the top of a… …   English World dictionary

  • truck — truck1 truckable, adj. /truk/, n. 1. any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit. 2. any of various… …   Universalium

  • truck — I. /trʌk / (say truk) noun 1. any of various vehicles for carrying goods, etc. 2. a vehicle for carrying freight on a railway; wagon. 3. a motor vehicle with cab (def. 3) and tray or compartment for carrying goods; a lorry. 4. any of various… …   Australian English dictionary

  • truck — 1. n. & v. n. 1 Brit. an open railway wagon for carrying freight. 2 esp. US a vehicle for carrying heavy goods; a lorry. 3 a vehicle for transporting troops, supplies, etc. 4 a railway bogie. 5 a wheeled stand for transporting goods. 6 a Naut. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck — truck1 noun 1》 a large road vehicle, used for carrying goods, materials, or troops.     ↘Brit. a railway vehicle for carrying freight, especially a small open one.     ↘a low flat topped trolley used for moving heavy items. 2》 a railway bogie.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mast ball — Naut. an ornamental ball forming the truck of a mast. * * * …   Universalium

  • mast ball — Naut. an ornamental ball forming the truck of a mast …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck light — noun : a light at the truck of a mast …   Useful english dictionary

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