automotive vehicle


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Noun1.automotive vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on railsautomotive vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
airbrake - a vehicular brake that operates by compressed air; especially for heavy vehicles
amphibian, amphibious vehicle - a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
bloodmobile - a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations
bodywork - the exterior body of a motor vehicle
brake system, brakes - a braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
cab - a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
car wheel - a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car
chassis - the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
cooling system, engine cooling system - equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
doodlebug - a small motor vehicle
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
electrical system - equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
4WD, four-wheel drive - a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
fuel system - equipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
gear lever, gearshift, gearstick, shifter - a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever"
go-kart - a small low motor vehicle with four wheels and an open framework; used for racing
golf cart, golfcart - a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
emergency brake, hand brake, parking brake, emergency - a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
hearse - a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
bike, motorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
hodometer, mileometer, milometer, odometer - a meter that shows mileage traversed
foot lever, foot pedal, treadle, pedal - a lever that is operated with the foot
power brake - a brake on an automobile that magnifies a small force applied to the brake pedal into a proportionately larger force applied to slow or stop the vehicle
second gear, second - the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "he had to shift down into second to make the hill"
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
snowplough, snowplow - a vehicle used to push snow from roads
speed indicator, speedometer - a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
suspension system, suspension - a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
windscreen, windshield - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
windscreen wiper, windshield wiper, wiper blade, wiper - a mechanical device that cleans the windshield
roadworthiness - (of motor vehicles) the quality of being fit to drive on the open road
smash-up, smash - a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
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