self-propelled vehicle

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Noun1.self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
carrier - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something; "refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"
forklift - a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
personnel carrier - a military vehicle (usually armored) for transporting military personnel and their equipment
reconnaissance vehicle, scout car - fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top
R.V., recreational vehicle, RV - a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities
streetcar, trolley, trolley car, tramcar, tram - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
tracked vehicle - a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks
tractor - a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications
weapons carrier - military vehicle that is a light truck designed to carry mortars or machine guns and their crews
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"
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Design Challenge: Develop a self-propelled vehicle using a balloon, 2 paper clips, clothespin, popsicle stick, and 12" of tape that will travel an incline created from a 5-foot horizontal and 6-foot vertical distance.
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The operative language of the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act of 1919 defined "motor vehicle" to include "an automobile, automobile truck, automobile wagon, motor cycle, or any other self-propelled vehicle not designed for running on rails.
In 1769, Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot built a steam-powered, self-propelled vehicle that arguably was the tree first automobile--more than 100 years earlier than the gas-powered motor vehicles invented by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz.
Motorhomes, which pack all mod-cons into one self-propelled vehicle, are increasingly popular alternatives to caravans in the UK.
1888 Starley built an electrically powered tricycle, and in 1903 the company constructed its first self-propelled vehicle - the Rover Imperial motorcycle.

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