flatbed (plural flatbeds)

  1. An open freight vehicle with no sides, designed to carry heavy or outsized loads.
  2. A railway freight car with no sides; a flatcar.
  3. (computing) A document scanner with a flat bed.

flatbed (not comparable)

  1. Having a flat bed.
    I can't scan the whole document quickly because I only have a flatbed scanner.
    The accident left the contents of a flatbed trailer scattered across all three lanes.

flatbed (flatbeds, present participle flatbedding; past and past participle flatbedded)

  1. To transport by flatbed.

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