truck-n; 8 Senses

Sense Number 1: an automotive vehicle used for hauling, transport

Commentary: TRUCK[+vehicle][+automotive][+transporter]

That firm ships its merchandise nationwide via truck.
Two fire trucks pulled up in front of my neighbor's house.
The truck drivers are going on strike.
Pete drives an old pickup truck.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a handcart used to transport heavy objects

Commentary: TRUCK[+handcart][+transporter][+heavy_duty]

The delivery man stacked cases of beer onto his truck and wheeled it into the restaurant.
Use a truck to maneuver the radiator away from the wall, or you will injure your back lifting it.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: vegetable crops grown for market

Commentary: TRUCK[+crop][+market][+vegetable]

As we drove through the countryside, we saw many truck gardens.
His father ran a big truck farm in central New Jersey.
Among the truck they sold at the farmers' market were broccoli, beans and tomatoes.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2-5

Sense Number 4: small goods and crafts that are bartered, traded

Commentary: TRUCK[+goods][+small][+crafts/+wares] [+role][+barter][+goods/+crafts/+produce]

We looked at a lot of truck from various vendors at the flea market.
Mary doesn't want to fill her house with this sort of truck.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2-1

Sense Number 5: the activity of dealing, negotiating, bartering

Commentary: TRUCK[+activity][+bartering]

His grandfather would have no truck with crooks.
He was court-martialled for having truck with the enemy.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2-3

Sense Number 6: the structural undercarriage,of a wheeled vehicle

Commentary: TRUCK[+artifact][+component][+undercarriage]
NOTE: this is a structural part, -not- the whole vehicle (see Sense 1)

The truck of a skateboard consists of two axles.
The truck of this railroad car has sets of pivotal wheels.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 7: wooden disk on a ship's masthead

Commentary: TRUCK[+artifact][+disk][+wooden][+masthead][+ship]

The truck on the masthead is used to display signal halyards.
There was a reeving flag flying from the truck of the masthead.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 8: a flatbed railroad car

Commentary: TRUCK[+train][+railcar][+open]
NOTE: British usage

They hooked up four trucks behind the main locomotive.
The trucks on this freight train are carrying coal.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3-4a