all-terrain vehicle

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all-ter·rain vehicle

n. Abbr. ATV
A small, open motor vehicle having one or two seats and three or more wheels fitted with large tires, designed for use over rugged terrain.

all′-terrain′ ve`hicle

a vehicle with treads, wheels, or both, for traversing uneven terrain as well as roads. Abbr.: ATV

all-terrain vehicle

[ˌɔːltəˌreɪnˈviːɪkl] Nvehículo m todo terreno


(oːl) adjective, pronoun
1. the whole (of). He ate all the cake; He has spent all of his money.
2. every one (of a group) when taken together. They were all present; All men are equal.
1. entirely. all alone; dressed all in white.
2. (with the) much; even. Your low pay is all the more reason to find a new job; I feel all the better for a shower.
ˌall-ˈclear noun
(usually with the) a signal or formal statement that a time of danger etc is over. They sounded the all-clear after the air-raid.
ˈall-out adjective
using the greatest effort possible. an all-out attempt.
ˈall-round adjective
1. including or applying to every part, person, thing etc. an all-round pay rise.
2. good at all parts of a subject etc. an all-round sportsman.
ˌall-ˈrounder noun
a person who is good at many kinds of work, sport etc.
all-terrain vehicle (ˌoːl təˈrein ˈviːəkl) noun
(also ATV) a small vehicle, looking like a small tractor, that can travel fast on rough ground.
all along
the whole time (that something was happening). I knew the answer all along.
all at once
1. all at the same time. Don't eat those cakes all at once!
2. suddenly. All at once the light went out.
all in
with everything included. Is that the price all in?
all in all
considering everything. We haven't done badly, all in all.
all over
1. over the whole of (a person, thing etc). My car is dirty all over.
2. finished. The excitement's all over now.
3. everywhere. We've been looking all over for you!
all right
1. unhurt; not ill or in difficulties etc. You look ill. Are you all right?
2. an expression of agreement to do something. `Will you come?' `Oh, all right.'
in all
in total, when everything is added up. I spent three hours in all waiting for buses last week.

Write all right (not alright).
References in periodicals archive ?
Suitably reassured, I find myself riding an ATV (that's a quadbike to you and me) along the edge of the park.
In addition, they said, the department of road transport granted a permit for the organisation of an international quadbike show and exhibition in a farm and forest road network near the protected sea areas of Lara Bay and Toxeftra.
A spokesperson for North Wales Police, said: "We can confirm that we received a reportAugust 19 that a quadbike had been stolen from an outbuilding on a farm in Pentrefoelas.
There's also a stop-off at a cattle ranch run by a Debbie's sister and her husband (Leslie Mann and Chris 'Thor' Hemsworth) where the humour stems from a quadbike crashing into a steer and the hubby parading his over-sized manhood.
There's also a stop-off at a cattle ranch run by a rich couple (Leslie Mann and Chris "Thor" Hemsworth), where the humour stems from a quadbike crashing into a steer and one of the hosts parading his over-sized manhood.
A TEENAGER drove a quadbike the wrong way up the Strand.
Keighley, who is on the mend after breaking his left collarbone in three places and fracturing several ribs in a quadbike accident earlier this month, says: "Annacotty won a Grade 1 novice chase at Kempton over three miles last season when they went a strong gallop all the way, and the trip will suit him because he stays well.
Wellington, October 15 ( ANI ): The Quadski, which is a one-person all-terrain quadbike that doubles as a personal watercraft and is scheduled to go on sale in the US by the end of this years for around 40,000 US dollars (49,000 NZ dollars), is being billed by its makers as the first high-speed, commercially available amphibious vehicle.
We also organise several fun events such as adventure camps and quadbike contests here to rev up the fun quotient," says Chopra, son of Gobindar Singh Chopra, a name to reckon with in the hospitality industry.
The DTV Shredder (pictured) is part scooter, part quadbike and moves at speeds of nearly 50kph.
A STUDENT has received pounds 9,000 compensation from West Midlands Police after officers delayed calling him an ambulance following a quadbike crash.
Stroud District Council brought the charges against Equiland, Mr Clayton and Mr Henson, after a health and safety inspection at Princess Anne's Gloucestershire home, Gatcombe Park, triggered by a fatal quadbike accident in 2005.