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wheel·base

 (wēl′bās′, hwēl′-)
n.
The distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels of a vehicle.

wheelbase

(ˈwiːlˌbeɪs)
n
(Automotive Engineering) the distance between the front and back axles of a motor vehicle

wheel•base

(ˈʰwilˌbeɪs, ˈwil-)

n.
the distance from the center of the front-wheel spindle of a vehicle to the center of the rear-wheel axle.

wheelbase

The distance between the centers of two consecutive wheels. In the case of vehicles with more than two axles or equivalent systems, the successive wheelbases are all given in the order front to rear of the vehicle.
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Noun1.wheelbase - the distance from the center of a car's front wheel to the rear axle
distance - the property created by the space between two objects or points
Translations

wheelbase

[ˈwiːlbeɪs] Nbatalla f, distancia f entre ejes

wheelbase

hwiːlbeɪs] nempattement m

wheelbase

[ˈwiːlˌbeɪs] n (Aut) → interasse m, passo
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