mountain bike

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mountain bike

n.
A sturdy bicycle that is designed for use on hills and rough surfaces and is usually equipped with wide, knobby tires and shock absorbers.

mountain biking n.

mountain bike

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of sturdy bicycle with at least 16 and up to 21 gears, straight handlebars, and heavy-duty tyres

moun′tain bike`


n.
a bicycle designed for off-road use, typically having a smaller and sturdier frame and smaller and wider tires than a standard bicycle.
[1980–85]
moun′tain bik`er, n.
moun′tain bik`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountain bike - a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tiresmountain bike - a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
Translations
دَرَاجَةُ الْـجِبَالِدرّاجَه جَبَلِيَّه
horské kolo
mountainbike
maastopyörä
VTTvélo de montagnevélo tout terrain
planinski bicikl
hegyikerékpár
マウンテンバイク
산악 자전거
horský bicykel
mountainbike
จักรยานภูเขา
xe đạp địa hình

mountain bike

nmountain bike f inv

mountain

(mauntən) noun
a high hill. Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world; (also adjective) a mountain stream.
ˈmountain birch noun
a type of birch tree.
ˈmountain bike noun
a bicycle with wide tyres for riding over rough ground.
ˈmountain plateauplateauˈmountain range noun
a row of mountains.
ˈmountain ridge noun
a long raised surface along the top of a mountain.
ˌmountaiˈneer noun
a person who climbs mountains, especially with skill, or as his occupation.
ˌmountaiˈneering noun
mountain-climbing.
ˈmountainous adjective
full of mountains. The country is very mountainous.
ˈmountain-side noun
the slope of a mountain. The avalanche swept the climbers down the mountain-side.
ˈmountain-top noun
the summit of a mountain.
make a mountain out of a molehill
to exaggerate the importance of a problem. etc.

mountain bike

دَرَاجَةُ الْـجِبَالِ horské kolo mountainbike Mountainbike ποδήλατο βουνού bicicleta de montaña maastopyörä VTT planinski bicikl mountain bike マウンテンバイク 산악 자전거 mountainbike terrengsykkel rower górski bicicleta todo-o-terreno, mountain-bike горный велосипед mountainbike จักรยานภูเขา dağ bisikleti xe đạp địa hình 山地自行车
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