wheeled vehicle


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Noun1.wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
axle - a shaft on which a wheel rotates
perambulator, pram, pushchair, baby buggy, baby carriage, stroller, go-cart, carriage, pusher - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
boneshaker - any wheeled vehicle that is dilapidated and uncomfortable; "that old bike without rubber tires was a real boneshaker"
brake - a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
railcar, railroad car, railway car, car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart - wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels; "he used a handcart to carry the rocks away"; "their pushcart was piled high with groceries"
horse-drawn vehicle - a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
motor scooter, scooter - a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
rolling stock - collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier
scooter - child's two-wheeled vehicle operated by foot
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
skateboard - a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
splasher - a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
house trailer, trailer - a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy
tricycle, trike, velocipede - a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
monocycle, unicycle - a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
coaster wagon, wagon - a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
welcome wagon - a wheeled vehicle carrying information and gifts from local merchants for new residents in an area
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
References in classic literature ?
This is one of the principal lines of road in Brazil; yet it was in so bad a state that no wheeled vehicle, excepting the clumsy bullock-wagon, could pass along.
Until the last few centuries, much of the world was probably what Morocco is to-day--a region without wheeled vehicles or even roads of any sort.
Telemachus and Pisistratus would have been obliged to drive over the Taygetus range, over which there has never yet been a road for wheeled vehicles.
I AM mystified by the furore surrounding the pedestrian v wheeled vehicle conundrum.
As the leader in China's two wheeled vehicle industry, Yadea devotes to developing core technology such as motor and power system.
The law currently stipulates that "driving on the beach a motorised vehicle or other wheeled vehicle is forbidden and no one is allowed to do so," the letter said.
My expectation is that tactical wheeled vehicle investments will focus primarily on incremental modernization opportunities, basically to improve flexibility and maneuverability, but no fundamental change in the capabilities of those assets," James MacStravic, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, said at the National Defense Industrial Association's annual Tactical Wheeled Vehicles conference in Reston, Virginia.
The overall tactical wheeled vehicle acquisition strategy is designed to provide maximum flexibility to respond to changes in combat circumstances, incorporate technological changes, and buy newer materials.
Tactical vehicles generally move on wheels and include the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, and families of trucks and trailers.
Winner: ATEC Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Instrumentation Team, ATC
Following this section are three others about the spread of wheeled vehicle technology in the fourth through second millennia B.
The Army Materiel Command's Army Field Support Battalion-Iraq and the L 3 Communications Corporation/Vertex Aerospace Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Service Center won in the "In-Theater Contractor-Military Collaboration of the Year" category for the add-on armor program in Iraq.