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artic

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtɪk
 
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Definition of artic in English:

noun

British informal
An articulated lorry.
Example sentences
  • He estimated that in the region of 150 ‘super tractors, cement lorries, artics, ridge lorries and small building contractors,’ were using the roadway on a daily basis.
  • Once you get in there you forget you're sitting in the back of an artic lorry.
  • Passing artics is fine and I felt less vulnerable than I possibly might in something akin to a Caterham.

Origin

1950s: abbreviation.

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