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hand truck

A hand truck is a wheeled cart with long handles that's useful for moving heavy objects. You can also call a hand truck a "dolly" or a "two-wheeler."

With a hand truck, it's easier to move things that might be too heavy for you to pick up and carry. It's not too difficult to transport even a stack of boxes from one area to another using a hand truck, which is designed for just such a task. Most hand trucks are L-shaped, with a flat ledge to slide underneath an object and large wheels to make it easy to balance the cargo.

Definitions of hand truck
  1. noun
    a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    synonyms: truck
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    type of:
    cart, go-cart, handcart, pushcart
    wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
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