draisine


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draisine

(dreɪˈziːn)
n
an early form of bicycle designed in Germany, nick-named the hobby horse or dandy horsea light (usually human powered) rail vehicle
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The draisine was wooden simplicity itself, but the Baron's idea soon caught on; the bike was up and running.
Il est prcis que la batterie intgre au modle de draisine propos ne fait pas l~objet d~un contrat de location.
The very first cycles date back to the early 19th century and the archetype of the bicycle was the German draisine of 1817.
In fact, one of the earliest names of the bicycle, it's only earlier name being the Draisine.
Since the children enjoyed these questions so much, here are a few more posers that tested the minds of students from the senior categories: Draisine, Boneshaker, Columbia Expert and American Safety were some of the earliest types of this everyday vehicle.
Similarly, the Dutch have played no significant role in the invention and innovation of the bicycle: the draisine came from Germany, the velocipede from France, the high-wheeler from France and England, and the safety bicycle from England.
Using reclaimed pieces of the Corniche itself, and a draisine rail motor from the Mar Mikhail train station, the students -- who went straight to Transport Minister Ghazi Aridi for permission -- take it in turns to manually shift the platform along tracks they have themselves constructed, taking visitors right to the end of the harbor.
Even before Gompertz, back in Germany in 1817, Johann Cad Siegismund Bauer had designed (but probably never built) a treadle mechanism to drive the rear wheel of a draisine.
The Drais machine, made mostly of wood, was called a hobby horse, dandy horse, or draisine.
Finally, Raphael Zarka's La Draisine (Gang Car), 2009, revives a similarly futurist technology from the past: The Aerotrain design developed in the 1960s by French engineer Jean Bertin, a fantastical yet apparently functional hovercraft locomotive, is re-created by the Paris-based artist as a hybrid of two motorcycles designed to function on a monorail system.
Pour la circonstance, la Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer du Congo [SNCC] devait construire une draisine blanche a bord de laquelle Mzee Kabila voyagerait de Lubumbashi a Kipukwe.
While you might have to be a railroad enthusiast or a fan of the Wild Wild West to recognize the name draisine, most anyone will recognize the sight of these track cycles speeding down the tracks in Western movies and novels.