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snow·mo·bile

 (snō′mō-bēl′, -mə-)
n.
A small motorized vehicle with skilike runners in front and tanklike treads, ridden by straddling a seat and used for driving in or traveling on snow. Also called snowmachine.


snow′mo·bile′ v.

snowmobile

(ˈsnəʊməˌbiːl)
n
(Automotive Engineering)
a. a small open motor vehicle for travelling on snow, steered by two skis at the front and driven by a caterpillar track underneath
b. Also called: bombardier a larger closed motor vehicle with two skis at the front and a track at each side

snow•mo•bile

art at snow
(ˈsnoʊ məˌbil)

n., v. -biled, -bil•ing. n.
1. a motor vehicle with a revolving tread in the rear and steerable skis in the front, for traveling over snow.
v.i.
2. to operate or ride in a snowmobile.
[1920–25]
snow′mo•bil`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowmobile - tracked vehicle for travel on snow having skis in frontsnowmobile - tracked vehicle for travel on snow having skis in front
Sno-cat - a kind of snowmobile
tracked vehicle - a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks
Verb1.snowmobile - ride a snowmobile
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
Translations

snowmobile

[ˈsnəʊməˌbiːl] Nmotonieve f

snowmobile

[ˈsnəʊməbiːl] nscooter m des neiges
References in periodicals archive ?
Assuming that participation rates have not changed dramatically since 2006, about 100,000 individuals snowmobiled an average of 12 days during the 2013-2014 season, resulting in about 1.2 million activity days.
Of those completing our interview in 1998, 10 percent snowmobiled, two household members participated, and the median number of outing days per season was 14.