Definitions for "Liftgate"
A device attached to the back of a truck that enables the carrier to raise or lower freight to the ground.
To lift heavy tool boxes and equipment into or out of the truck, some weighing more than 1,500 pounds, a hydraulic liftgate is very useful. The liftgate platform folds up against the body when not in use. Some brand names include Del, Tommy, Waltco, and Thiemann. Gates are available with platforms as long as 108" including an extension.
a fairly basic piece of metal on the back of a truck or trailer that raises and lowers to facilitate the movement of goods