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flatbed

adjective flat·bed \ ˈflat-ˌbed \

Definition of flatbed

:having a horizontal bed on which the work rests
  • a flatbed printing press
  • a flatbed scanner

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First Known Use of flatbed

1892


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flatbed

noun

Definition of flatbed

:a motortruck or trailer with a body in the form of a platform or shallow box

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First Known Use of flatbed

1944


FLATBED Defined for English Language Learners

flatbed

adjective

Definition of flatbed for English Language Learners

  • : having a flat surface on which work is placed


flatbed

noun

Definition of flatbed for English Language Learners

  • : a truck or trailer that has a body which is shaped like a platform or shallow box



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