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Noun
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trunks, plural;
  1. The main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots

  2. The main part of an artery, nerve, or other anatomical structure from which smaller branches arise

  3. An enclosed shaft or conduit for cables or ventilation

  4. A person's or animal's body apart from the limbs and head

  5. The elongated, prehensile nose of an elephant

  6. A large box with a hinged lid for storing or transporting clothes and other articles

  7. The space at the back of a car for carrying luggage and other goods


  1. the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
  2. luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage
  3. torso: the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
  4. luggage compartment: compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools; "he put his golf bag in the trunk"
  5. proboscis: a long flexible snout as of an elephant
  6. (trunks) short pants: trousers that end at or above the knee
  7. Trunk or torso is an anatomical term for the central part of the many animal bodies (including that of the human) from which extend the neck and limbs. The trunk includes the thorax and abdomen.
  8. The trunk or boot of an automobile or car is the vehicle's main storage, luggage, or cargo compartment. Trunk is used in North American English and Jamaican English; boot is used elsewhere in the English speaking world. ...
  9. In botany, trunk (or bole) refers to the main structural member of a tree that supports the branches and is supported by and directly attached to the roots. ...
  10. A trunk, also known as a travelling chest, is a large cuboid container for holding clothes and other personal belongings, typically about wide, and each deep and high. They were most commonly used for extended periods away from home, such as for boarding school, or long trips abroad. ...
  11. Motorcycle accessories are features and accessories selected by a motorcycle owner to enhance safety, performance, or comfort, and may include anything from mobile electronics to sidecars and trailers. ...
  12. The trunk refers to the unnamed branch (version) of a file tree under revision control. The trunk is usually meant to be the base of a project on which development progresses. ...
  13. The (usually single) upright part of a tree, between the roots and the branches: the tree trunk; A large suitcase, usually requiring two persons to lift and with a hinged lid; The torso; The extended and articulated nose or nasal organ of an elephant; The luggage storage compartment of a sedan/ ...
  14. (Trunks (Cars)) Why is an elephant like a car? They both have trunks.
  15. (Trunks) A word sometimes used to refer to men’s under drawers that are cut with short legs extending only down far enough to cover the upper thigh.
  16. (Trunks) An external line or connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Also referred to as central office trunk (or CO).
  17. (Trunks) Incoming lines from a public telephone operator.
  18. (trunks) an underpant made of a dense, opaque fabric or knit worn over an undergarment to preserve modesty when dancing (7)
  19. (trunks) short trousers worn over hose or tights
  20. In cellular systems, this is the connection between the MTSO and CO and the connections between the MTSO and cell sites.
  21. The place that the centerboard or daggerboard retracts into.
  22. The part of the body to which the upper and lower extremities attach.
  23. To dream of trunks, foretells journeys and ill luck. To pack your trunk, denotes that you will soon go on a pleasant trip. To see the contents of a trunk thrown about in disorder, foretells quarrels, and a hasty journey from which only dissatisfaction will accrue. ...
  24. (1) Group of circuits that carry call traffic in and out of the switch. (2) Circuit or channel connecting two exchanges or two switching devices. (3) Circuit capable of being switched at both ends and provided with the necessary terminating and signaling equipment. ...
  25. A communications channel between two points, typically referring to large-bandwidth telephone channels between switching centers that handle many simultaneous voice and data signals.