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bi·cy·cle

 (bī′sĭk′əl, -sĭ-kəl, -sī′kəl)
n.
1. A vehicle consisting of a light frame mounted on two typically wire-spoked wheels one behind the other and usually having a seat, handlebars for steering, brakes, and two pedals by which it is driven.
2. An exercise bicycle.
intr.v. bi·cy·cled, bi·cy·cling, bi·cy·cles
To ride or travel on a bicycle.

[Probably bi- + -cycle (on the model of tricycle, three-wheeled coach).]

bi′cy·cler (-klər), bi′cy·clist (-klĭst) n.

bicycle

(ˈbaɪsɪkəl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a vehicle with a tubular metal frame mounted on two spoked wheels, one behind the other. The rider sits on a saddle, propels the vehicle by means of pedals that drive the rear wheel through a chain, and steers with handlebars on the front wheel. Often shortened to: cycle or bike
vb
(intr) to ride a bicycle; cycle
[C19: from bi-1 + Late Latin cyclus, from Greek kuklos wheel]
ˈbicyclist, ˈbicycler n

bi•cy•cle

(ˈbaɪ sɪ kəl, -ˌsɪk əl, -ˌsaɪ kəl)

n., v. -cled, -cling. n.
1. a vehicle with two wheels in tandem, pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, handlebars for steering, and a saddlelike seat.
v.i.
2. to ride a bicycle.
[1865–70; < French; see bi-1, cycle]
bi′cy•clist, bi′cy•cler, n.

bicycle


Past participle: bicycled
Gerund: bicycling

Imperative
bicycle
bicycle
Present
I bicycle
you bicycle
he/she/it bicycles
we bicycle
you bicycle
they bicycle
Preterite
I bicycled
you bicycled
he/she/it bicycled
we bicycled
you bicycled
they bicycled
Present Continuous
I am bicycling
you are bicycling
he/she/it is bicycling
we are bicycling
you are bicycling
they are bicycling
Present Perfect
I have bicycled
you have bicycled
he/she/it has bicycled
we have bicycled
you have bicycled
they have bicycled
Past Continuous
I was bicycling
you were bicycling
he/she/it was bicycling
we were bicycling
you were bicycling
they were bicycling
Past Perfect
I had bicycled
you had bicycled
he/she/it had bicycled
we had bicycled
you had bicycled
they had bicycled
Future
I will bicycle
you will bicycle
he/she/it will bicycle
we will bicycle
you will bicycle
they will bicycle
Future Perfect
I will have bicycled
you will have bicycled
he/she/it will have bicycled
we will have bicycled
you will have bicycled
they will have bicycled
Future Continuous
I will be bicycling
you will be bicycling
he/she/it will be bicycling
we will be bicycling
you will be bicycling
they will be bicycling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bicycling
you have been bicycling
he/she/it has been bicycling
we have been bicycling
you have been bicycling
they have been bicycling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bicycling
you will have been bicycling
he/she/it will have been bicycling
we will have been bicycling
you will have been bicycling
they will have been bicycling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bicycling
you had been bicycling
he/she/it had been bicycling
we had been bicycling
you had been bicycling
they had been bicycling
Conditional
I would bicycle
you would bicycle
he/she/it would bicycle
we would bicycle
you would bicycle
they would bicycle
Past Conditional
I would have bicycled
you would have bicycled
he/she/it would have bicycled
we would have bicycled
you would have bicycled
they would have bicycled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicycle - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedalsbicycle - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
bicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle, tandem - a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
bicycle seat, saddle - a seat for the rider of a bicycle
bicycle wheel - the wheel of a bicycle
chain - a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
coaster brake - a brake on a bicycle that engages with reverse pressure on the pedals
handlebar - the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
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
all-terrain bike, mountain bike, off-roader - a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country
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
ordinary bicycle, ordinary - an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
foot lever, foot pedal, treadle, pedal - a lever that is operated with the foot
push-bike - a bicycle that must be pedaled
safety bicycle, safety bike - bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear
sprocket wheel, sprocket - thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
velocipede - any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
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"
Verb1.bicycle - ride a bicyclebicycle - ride a bicycle      
unicycle - ride a unicycle
backpedal - pedal backwards on a bicycle
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"

bicycle

noun bike, cycle, racer, mountain bike, two-wheeler, push bike, pedal cycle, bone-shaker He was cycling round on his old bicycle.

Bicycles

Bicycle parts  bell, bicycle chain, bicycle pump, crossbar, handlebars, kickstand, mileometer, mudguard, pannier, pedal, rat-trap, saddle, saddlebag, stabilizer, wheel
Types of bicycle  autocycle, bicycle, BMX, boneshaker, chopper, exercise bike, fairy cycle, mountain bike, penny-farthing, roadster, tandem, velocipede
Translations
دَرَّاجَةدَرّاجَةٌ هَوائيّهيَرْكَبُ درّاجة هوائيّه
колело
jízdní kolokolojet na kole
cykelcykle
biciklo
bicicletair/montar en bicicleta
jalgratas
polkupyöräjakso
bicikl
biciklikerékpár
sepeda
hjólareiîhjól
自転車
자전거주기
dvķratisvažiuoti dviračiu
braukt ar divriteni/velosipēdudivritenis, velosipēds
bicicletă
bicykelísť na bicykli
kolo
cykel
จักรยาน
велосипед
xe đạp

bicycle

[ˈbaɪsɪkl]
A. Nbicicleta f
to ride a bicycleir or montar en bicicleta
B. VIir en bicicleta
to bicycle to Doverir en bicicleta a Dover
C. CPD bicycle chain Ncadena f de bicicleta
bicycle clip Npinza f para ir en bicicleta
bicycle kick N (Ftbl) → chilena f
bicycle lane Ncarril m para ciclistas
bicycle pump Nbomba f de bicicleta
bicycle rack N (on floor, ground) → aparcamiento-bici m; (on car roof) → portabicicletas m inv
bicycle shed Ncobertizo m para bicicletas
bicycle touring Ncicloturismo m
bicycle track Npista f de ciclismo

bicycle

[ˈbaɪsɪkəl] nbicyclette f
to ride a bicycle → faire de la bicyclette, faire du vélobicycle chain nchaîne f de vélobicycle path bicycle track (mainly US) npiste f cyclablebicycle pump npompe f à vélobicycle shed nabri m à bicyclettes

bicycle

nFahrrad nt; to ride a bicycleFahrrad fahren, Rad fahren
vimit dem (Fahr)rad fahren

bicycle

[ˈbaɪsɪkl] nbicicletta
to ride a bicycle → andare in bicicletta
bicycle parts → ricambi mpl per bicicletta

bicycle

(ˈbaisikl) noun
(often abbreviated to bike (baik) , cycle (ˈsaikl) ) a pedal-driven vehicle with two wheels and a seat.
verb
(usually abbreviated to ˈcycle) to ride a bicycle. He bicycled slowly up the hill.

bicycle

دَرَّاجَة jízdní kolo, kolo cykel Fahrrad, Zyklus ποδήλατο bicicleta jakso, polkupyörä vélo bicikl bicicletta 自転車 자전거, 주기 fiets sykkel, syklus cykl, rower bicicleta велосипед cykel จักรยาน bisiklet, döngü xe đạp 自行车

bicycle

, bike
n. bicicleta;
stationary ______ estacionaria.

bicycle

n bicicleta; stationary — bicicleta estática; to ride a — ir or montar en bicicleta
References in classic literature ?
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a biped like her brothers, should, when she takes to her brothers' recreations, dress as those recreations demand; and yet the death of Rosalind is a heavy price to pay for the lady bicyclist.
sniffed dainty little Pearl La Pearle, the bicyclist.
John Douglas at all, but must be that of the bicyclist from Tunbridge Wells.
At least it cannot be your health," said he, as his keen eyes darted over her, "so ardent a bicyclist must be full of energy.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) urges motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians to "spring forward" safely when daylight saving time begins at 2 a.
North Carolina has established a promising program to reduce the number of bicyclists and pedestrians hit by automobiles.
We modeled the pedestrian/bicyclist limb motions in four layers: (1) the percentages of pedestrians and bicyclists who have limb motions when crossing the road; (2) the averaged action frequency and the corresponding distributions on when there are limb motions; (3) comparisons of the limb motion behavior between crossing and non-crossing cases; and (4) the effects of seasons on the limb motions when the pedestrians/bicyclists are crossing the road.
Pennsylvania drivers must give bicyclists 4 feet of space when passing, and, as of last year, South Dakota drivers must give riders 3 feet of space when passing on roads with posted speed limits of 35 miles per hour or less and at least 6 feet on roads where the limit is greater than 35.
The bicyclists were found to perform more like young adults on the tests, with some participants in their 70s scoring "decades younger" in the areas of metabolic health, balance, memory, and reflexes.
Better police reporting of crashes involving bikes could aid in building safer environments for bicyclists, found a study published in April in Injury Prevention.
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