lift truck


Definition of lift truck

: a small truck for lifting and transporting loads

Examples of lift truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Theft: Aurora Road Someone stole a scissor lift truck sometime before it was reported missing at 4:25 p.m. Aug. 19. Joan Rusek,, "Rash of burglaries plagues residents on three streets: Bainbridge Township Police Blotter," 28 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of lift truck

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lift truck was in 1926

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