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mo·tor·cy·cle

 (mō′tər-sī′kəl)
n.
A two-wheeled motor vehicle resembling a heavy bicycle, sometimes having two saddles and a sidecar with a third wheel.


mo′tor·cy′cle v.
mo′tor·cy′clist n.

motorcycle

(ˈməʊtəˌsaɪkəl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Also called: motorbike a two-wheeled vehicle, having a stronger frame than a bicycle, that is driven by a petrol engine, usually with a capacity of between 125 cc and 1000 cc
vb (intr)
(Automotive Engineering) to ride on a motorcycle
ˈmotorˌcyclist n

mo•tor•cy•cle

(ˈmoʊ tərˌsaɪ kəl)

n., v. -cled, -cling. n.
1. a motor vehicle resembling a bicycle but larger and heavier, chiefly for one rider but sometimes having two saddles or a sidecar for passengers.
v.i.
2. to ride on a motorcycle.
[1895–1900]
mo′tor•cy`clist, n.

motorcycle


Past participle: motorcycled
Gerund: motorcycling

Imperative
motorcycle
motorcycle
Present
I motorcycle
you motorcycle
he/she/it motorcycles
we motorcycle
you motorcycle
they motorcycle
Preterite
I motorcycled
you motorcycled
he/she/it motorcycled
we motorcycled
you motorcycled
they motorcycled
Present Continuous
I am motorcycling
you are motorcycling
he/she/it is motorcycling
we are motorcycling
you are motorcycling
they are motorcycling
Present Perfect
I have motorcycled
you have motorcycled
he/she/it has motorcycled
we have motorcycled
you have motorcycled
they have motorcycled
Past Continuous
I was motorcycling
you were motorcycling
he/she/it was motorcycling
we were motorcycling
you were motorcycling
they were motorcycling
Past Perfect
I had motorcycled
you had motorcycled
he/she/it had motorcycled
we had motorcycled
you had motorcycled
they had motorcycled
Future
I will motorcycle
you will motorcycle
he/she/it will motorcycle
we will motorcycle
you will motorcycle
they will motorcycle
Future Perfect
I will have motorcycled
you will have motorcycled
he/she/it will have motorcycled
we will have motorcycled
you will have motorcycled
they will have motorcycled
Future Continuous
I will be motorcycling
you will be motorcycling
he/she/it will be motorcycling
we will be motorcycling
you will be motorcycling
they will be motorcycling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been motorcycling
you have been motorcycling
he/she/it has been motorcycling
we have been motorcycling
you have been motorcycling
they have been motorcycling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been motorcycling
you will have been motorcycling
he/she/it will have been motorcycling
we will have been motorcycling
you will have been motorcycling
they will have been motorcycling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been motorcycling
you had been motorcycling
he/she/it had been motorcycling
we had been motorcycling
you had been motorcycling
they had been motorcycling
Conditional
I would motorcycle
you would motorcycle
he/she/it would motorcycle
we would motorcycle
you would motorcycle
they would motorcycle
Past Conditional
I would have motorcycled
you would have motorcycled
he/she/it would have motorcycled
we would have motorcycled
you would have motorcycled
they would have motorcycled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong framemotorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
kickstand - a swiveling metal rod attached to a bicycle or motorcycle or other two-wheeled vehicle; the rod lies horizontally when not in use but can be kicked into a vertical position as a support to hold the vehicle upright when it is not being ridden
kick start, kick starter - a starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body
minibike, motorbike - small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
mudguard, splash guard, splash-guard - a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels
dirt bike, trail bike, scrambler - a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
Verb1.motorcycle - ride a motorcycle
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
Translations
دَرَاجَةٌ نَارِيِّةٌدَرّاجَه بِمُحَرِّك
велосипед
motocykl
motorcykel
moottoripyörä
motocikl
motorkerékpár
sepeda motor
mótorhjól
オートバイ
오토바이
motocykel
motorno kolo
motorcykel
รถมอเตอร์ไซค์
xe máy

motorcycle

[ˈməʊtəˌsaɪkl]
A. Nmotocicleta f, moto f
B. CPD motorcycle combination Nmotocicleta f con sidecar

motorcycle

[ˈməʊtərsaɪkəl] nmoto fmotorcycle racing ncourse f de motos

motorcycle

[ˈməʊtəˌsaɪkl] nmotocicletta

motor

(ˈməutə) noun
a machine, usually a petrol engine or an electrical device, that gives motion or power. a washing-machine has an electric motor; (also adjective) a motor boat/vehicle.
verb
to travel by car. We motored down to my mother's house at the weekend.
ˈmotorist noun
a person who drives a motor car. The motorist could not avoid hitting the dog.
ˈmotorize, ˈmotorise verb
1. to fit a motor to (eg a bicycle).
2. to supply (eg troops) with motor vehicles. Many army units have been motorized.
ˈmotorcade (-keid) noun
a procession in which everyone goes by car.
ˈmotorway noun
a road specially made for fast traffic. They are building a new motorway to link the two cities.
ˈmotorbike, ˈmotorcycle nouns
any of several types of usually heavy bicycle moved by a motor.
motor car
a vehicle on four wheels, moved by a motor, but not a lorry or van; an automobile, car.
ˈmotorcyclist noun
a person who rides a motorbike. The motorcyclist was injured in the road accident.

motorcycle

دَرَاجَةٌ نَارِيِّةٌ motocykl motorcykel Motorrad μοτοσυκλέτα motocicleta moottoripyörä moto motocikl moto オートバイ 오토바이 motorfiets motorsykkel motocykl motocicleta мотоцикл motorcykel รถมอเตอร์ไซค์ motosiklet xe máy 摩托车

motorcycle

n motocicleta, moto f (fam)
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