trunking

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

trunk +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

trunking (countable and uncountable, plural trunkings)

  1. All the electrical and communications cables bundled together and distributed through a building.
  2. (business) The movement of containers or packages between a terminal and a transporter's inland facilities, or the scheduled transportation service between locations.
    • 1964 August, “Dr. B lights a pre-election fuse”, in Modern Railways, page 76:
      But long-distance trunking, of course, is the cream of the road haulier's job as well as the railway's; hence the anguish.
    Synonym: linehaul
  3. (UK) A system of ducts for cables, heating or ventilation.
  4. (UK) Plastic conduit or duct used to conceal and protect electrical wiring.
  5. A two-way radio technique that uses a control channel to automatically assign frequency channels to groups of user radios.

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Verb[edit]

trunking

  1. present participle of trunk

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