tonneau cover


Definition of tonneau cover

: a cover (as of fabric) that protects the unoccupied rear seating compartment of a convertible or roadster also : a lid (as of fabric or aluminum) that covers the bed of a pickup truck

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Recent Examples on the Web The entire front fascia and bed area have also been given an angular makeover, including a weatherproof tonneau cover that runs from the top of the four-door crew cab to the tailgate. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 15 July 2022 The cops can also opt for a hard tri-folding tonneau cover for the bed or Chevy's multifunctional tailgate. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 2 Apr. 2022 An available tonneau cover allows items to be loaded into the bark of a weatherproof compartment. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 Weather equipment consists of a full hood, hood cover, and tonneau cover, while rear passengers benefit from a foldaway Auster screen. Josh Max, Forbes, 27 Oct. 2021 With the optional power tonneau cover closed, the bed will hold 29.2 cubic feet of stuff including lots of mulch. Sam Abuelsamid, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 There's an available power tonneau cover, onboard air compressor and a locking cable that connect to the vehicle security system for stowing gear. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 20 May 2021 The Hummer also has a power tonneau cover and power rear drop glass, for the full open-air experience. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 20 May 2021 The most exciting of the new batch of Shelbys is the 825-hp Super Snake ($133,785) and its Speedster variant (at a $4995 upcharge), featuring a hard tonneau cover where the top stows that runs up to the back of both headrests. Maxwell B. Mortimer, Car and Driver, 15 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of tonneau cover

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Tonneau cover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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