BMX

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BMX

 (bē′ĕm′ĕks′)
n.
1. A bicycle race on a dirt track with steep hills and sharp curves.
2. A bicycle with a stout frame, knobby tires, and usually 20-inch wheels, used for racing on such a track and for performing tricks.

[Abbreviation and respelling of bicycle motocross using the letter X to represent the word cross.]
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BMX

abbreviation for
1. bicycle motocross; stunt riding on rough ground or over an obstacle course on a bicycle
2. a bicycle designed for bicycle motocross
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BMX

bicycle motocross.
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Translations

BMX

A. N ABBR =bicycle motocrossciclocross m
B. CPD BMX bike Nbicicleta f de ciclocross
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

BMX

[ˌbiːɛmˈɛks] n abbr (=bicycle motocross) → BMX m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

BMX

abbr of bicycle motocross (= sport)BMX-Radsport m, → BMX-biking nt; (= bicycle)BMX-Rad nt
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BMX

[ˌbiːɛmˈɛks] n abbr =bicycle motorcrossciclocross m inv
BMX bike → mountain bike f inv per cross, BMX f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
A teenage serviceman in the north-east has embarked on a gruelling challenge to become the first person to circumnavigate the North Coast 500 route on a BMX bike.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a ten-yearold boy was robbed of his BMX bike at knifepoint.
As a child, however, he became interested in watching videos of motorcycle stunts, and his parents bought him his first BMX bike when he was six years old.
The professional BMX riders will also be giving audiences a special chance to try out the BMX bike and stunts under their personal supervision.
A TEENAGER is due to be sentenced after admitting to robbing a boy of his BMX bike.
Thanks in large part to an Edmonton man, BMX bike parks and cross-country ski facilities could soon be popping up in several First Nation communities.
A BURGLAR said to have used a BMX bike as his getaway vehicle has been jailed after he was branded "nothing other than a mini crime wave".
It is believed the suspect was on a BMX bike at the time.
And yesterday, grandad Alex thanked him for saving his life and presented him with his new BMX bike.
A POLICE force is giving one of its officers a BMX bike as part of a new pilot scheme.
Hoy senior said this week: "Once he got on a BMX bike at the age of seven it was clear that would satisfy his competitive instincts.