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RV Glossary Terms

120 AC/12 DC/LP Gas

A

Adjustable Ball Mount

Airbag

Arctic Package

Awning

Axle Ratio

B

Back In

Ball Mount

Basement

Batwing Antenna

Black Tank

Black Water

Blueboy

Boondocking

Box

Brake Actuator

Brake Controller

Braking System

Break-away System

BTU (British Thermal Unit)

Bubble

Bump Steer

Bumper-Pull

Bunkhouse

C

Cab-Over

Camber Wheel Alignment

Camper

Camper Shell

Cassette Toilet

Castor Wheel Alignment

CB Radio

CCC (Cargo Carrying Capacity)

Chassis Battery

Class A

Class B

Class C

Condensation

Converter

Coupler

Crosswise

Curb Weight

D

Delamination

Demand Water Pump

Dinette

Dinghy

Dry Camping

Dry Weight

DSI (Direct Spark Ignition)

Dual Electrical System

Dually

Ducted A/C and Heat

Ducted AC

Ducted Heat

Dump Station

E

Entry Level

Equalizing Hitch

F

Fan Switch

Fifth Wheel Trailer

Filon

Final Drive Ratio

Fiver

Flat Tow

Fresh Tank

Fresh Water Fill

Full Hookup

Fulltimer

G

Galley

Garden Tub

Gaucho

GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)

GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating)

Gear Vendor

Generator

Genset

Gooseneck

Gooseneck Adapter

Grade

Gray Water

Grey Tank

GTW (Gross Trailer Weight)

GTWR (Gross Trailer Weight Rating)

GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)

H

Half Ton

Hard-Sided

Hauler Back

Heat Exchanger

Heat Strip

High Profile

Hitch

Hitch Receiver

Hitch Weight

Holding Tanks

Honey Wagon

Hookups

House Battery

Hula Skirt

I

Igniter Electrode

Inverter

Island Queen

J

Jackknife

K

King Pin

King Pin Weight

KW (Kilowatt)

L

Laminate

Landing Gear

Leveling

Leveling Jack

Light Weight RV

Limit Switch

Limited-Slip Differential

Livability Packages

LP Gas

M

Monitor Panel

N

NCC (Net Carrying Capacity)

O

One Ton

P

Park Model

Part-timers

Patio Mat

Payload Capacity

Pilot

Pitch-in

PO

Pop-out

Popup

Porpoising

Primitive Camping

Pull-through

Puller

Pusher

R

Rear Differential

Receiver

Reefer

Regulator

Rig

Road Wander

Roof Air Conditioning

S

Safety Chains

Screen Room

Self-Contained

Sewer Hose Donut

Shank

Shore Cord

Shore Power

Slide-in

Slide-out

Slider

Slider-hitch

Snowbird

Soft-Sides

Spring Bar

Stabilizing Jack

Stinger

Stinky Slinky

SUT (Sport Utility Trailer)

Sway

Sway Control

T

Tag Axle

Tailgunner

Telescoping

Thermocouple

Three Quarter Ton

Tip-out

Toe

Tongue Jack

Tongue Weight

Tote Tank

Toy-hauler

Trailer Brakes

Tranny

Travel Trailer

Triple Towing

Truck Camper

U

Umbilical Cord

Underbelly

UVW (Unloaded Vehicle Weight)

W

Wally World

Water Pressure Regulator

Weekenders

Weight Carrying Hitch

Weight Distributing Hitch

Wet Weight

Wheelbase

Wide-body

Winterize

Y

Yaw