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Haengerzug

English translation: truck or lorry with trailer

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German term or phrase:Haengerzug
English translation:truck or lorry with trailer
Entered by: Klaus Dorn
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12:13 Sep 6, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Haengerzug
A list of trailers etc owned by a trucking company
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truck or lorry with trailer
Explanation:
Really depends what you are referring to:

Zugmaschine - Truck (with/without trailer or semitrailer)

Lastwagen - lorry

Lastwagen mit Anhänger - Truck/lorry with trailer

Anhänger - trailer, hanger

Lastzug - truck



unfortunately, there isn't a single English term
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Klaus Dorn
Local time: 18:45
Grading comment
Vielen Dank!
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2truck or lorry with trailerKlaus Dorn
na +2tractor trailer
Roland Grefer
nafleet of trucks and trailers
Ursula Peter-Czichi


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +2
truck or lorry with trailer


Explanation:
Really depends what you are referring to:

Zugmaschine - Truck (with/without trailer or semitrailer)

Lastwagen - lorry

Lastwagen mit Anhänger - Truck/lorry with trailer

Anhänger - trailer, hanger

Lastzug - truck



unfortunately, there isn't a single English term

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 18:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514
Grading comment
Vielen Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ralf Lemster: Alternatively: truck[UK: lorry]/trailer combination
10 mins

agree  xxxHenri
14 hrs
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16 mins
fleet of trucks and trailers


Explanation:
I thought that this might fit the list of equipment.

none

Ursula Peter-Czichi
United States
Local time: 10:45
PRO pts in pair: 242
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55 mins peer agreement (net): +2
tractor trailer


Explanation:
US news media commonly report accidents involving trucks with trailers as:

" ... the tractor trailer tipped over on its side, forcing traffic to ...

Additionally, more than 80,000 hits at Google might speak for themselves ...


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22tractor+trailer%22
Roland Grefer
Local time: 10:45
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters
  -> Danke.

agree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
2 hrs
  -> Vielen Dank.
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