n.1.The stem, or body, of a tree, apart from its limbs and roots; the main stem, without the branches; stock; stalk.
2.The body of an animal, apart from the head and limbs.
3.The main body of anything; as, the trunk of a vein or of an artery, as distinct from the branches.
4.(Arch) That part of a pilaster which is between the base and the capital, corresponding to the shaft of a column.
5.(Zool.) That segment of the body of an insect which is between the head and abdomen, and bears the wings and legs; the thorax; the truncus.
6.(Zool.) The proboscis of an elephant.
7.A long tube through which pellets of clay, p as, etc., are driven by the force of the breath.
He shot sugarplums them out of a trunk.
- Howell.
8.A box or chest usually covered with leather, metal, or cloth, or sometimes made of leather, hide, or metal, for containing clothes or other goods; especially, one used to convey the effects of a traveler.
9.(Mining) A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained.
10.(Steam Engine) 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.
11.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.
Trunk engine
a marine engine, the piston rod of which is a trunk. See Trunk, 10.
Trunk hose
large breeches formerly worn, reaching to the knees.
Trunk line
the main line of a railway, canal, or route of conveyance.
Trunk turtle
(Zool.) the leatherback.
v. t.1.To lop off; to curtail; to truncate; to maim.
2.(Mining) To extract (ores) from the slimes in which they are contained, by means of a trunk. See Trunk, n., 9.
Noun1.trunk - the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
Synonyms: tree trunk, bole
2.trunk - luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage
3.trunk - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
Synonyms: torso, body
4.Trunktrunk - compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools; "he put his golf bag in the trunk"
5.trunk - a long flexible snout as of an elephant
Synonyms: proboscis
To see a trunk in your dream, represents old memories, ideals, hopes, and old emotions. It may indications issues and feelings that you have not dealt with. To see the trunk of a car in your dream, signifies a pleasant journey. To see the trunk of a tree, signifies your inner sense of well being and personality. If the trunk is thick and large, then it denotes that you are a strong, rugged and durable person. If the trunk is thin and narrow, then it suggests that you are a highly sensitive person.L, WATS, WATS line, anatomy, anthrophore, antlia, axis, baluster, balustrade, banister, barrel, base, beak, beezer, bill, bin, body, bole, bones, boot, box, branch, bugle, cable, cable railway, cane, carcass, carpophore, caryatid, case, cask, casket, caudex, caulicle, caulis, chest, clay, clod, co-ax, coaxial cable, coffer, cog railway, colonnade, column, concentric cable, conk, corpus, culm, cylinder, cylindroid, dado, die, drum, el, electric railway, elevated, elevated railway, embankment, feeder, feeder line, figure, flesh, footstalk, form, frame, funicule, funiculus, gravity-operated railway, haulm, horse railway, hulk, jack, junction, leafstalk, light railroad, line, locker, main line, material body, metro, monorail, muffle, muzzle, nares, neb, newel-post, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle, olfactory organ, party line, pecker, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, person, petiole, petiolule, petiolus, physical body, physique, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, pipe, plinth, pole, post, private line, proboscis, queen-post, rack railway, rack-and-pinion railway, rail, rail line, railroad, railway, reed, rhinarium, roadbed, roadway, roll, roller, rostrum, rouleau, schnozzle, seedstalk, shaft, sidetrack, siding, smeller, snoot, snout, socle, soma, spear, spire, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stem, stipe, stock, straw, street railway, streetcar line, subbase, subway, surbase, switchback, telegraph cable, telegraph line, telephone line, terminal, terminus, tigella, torso, track, tram, tramline, trestle, trolley line, trunk line, tube, turnout, underground, upright, wire line
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truncation error
Truncocolumella citrina
truncus atrioventricularis
truncus celiacus
truncus pulmonalis
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