Trunk vs Suitcaseshortsentecees - What's the difference?

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(en noun)
  • Part of a body.
  • #The (usually single) upright part of a tree, between the roots and the branches: the tree trunk.
  • #The torso.
  • #The extended and articulated nose or nasal organ of an elephant.
  • #The proboscis of an insect.
  • (lb) A container.
  • #A large suitcase, usually requiring two persons to lift and with a hinged lid.
  • #*
  • #*:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks , swarm in the corridors.
  • #A box or chest usually covered with leather, metal, or cloth, or sometimes made of leather, hide, or metal, for holding or transporting clothes or other goods.
  • #*(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • #*:locked up in chests and trunks
  • # The luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car.
  • (lb) A channel for flow of some kind.
  • # A circuit between telephone switchboards or other switching equipment.
  • #A chute or conduit, or a watertight shaft connecting two or more decks.
  • #A long, large box, pipe, or conductor, made of plank or metal plates, for various uses, as for conveying air to a mine or to a furnace, water to a mill, grain to an elevator, etc.
  • #(lb) A long tube through which pellets of clay, pas, etc., are driven by the force of the breath.
  • #*(James Howell) (c.1594–1666)
  • #*:He shot sugarplums at them out of a trunk .
  • #(lb) A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained.
  • In software projects under source control: the most current source tree, from which the latest unstable builds (so-called "trunk builds") are compiled.
  • The main line or body of anything.
  • :
  • #(lb) A main line in a river, canal, railroad, or highway system.
  • #(lb) The part of a pilaster between the base and capital, corresponding to the shaft of a column.
  • A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston, thus making the engine more compact.
  • Shorts used for swimming (swim trunks).
  • Synonyms

    * boot (UK, Aus ) * (upright part of a tree) tree trunk * (nose of an elephant) proboscis

    Derived terms

    * tree trunk * trunk road


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To lop off; to curtail; to truncate.
  • * Spenser
  • Out of the trunked stock.
  • (mining) To extract (ores) from the slimes in which they are contained, by means of a trunk.
  • suitcaseshortsentecees

    Not English

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