HyperDic: motor_vehicle

English > 1 sense of the expression motor vehicle:
NOUNartifactmotor vehicle, automotive vehiclea self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
English > motor vehicle: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails.
Synonymautomotive vehicle
Category ofroadworthiness(of motor vehicles) the quality of being fit to drive on the open road
smash, smash-upA serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
steering system, steering mechanismA mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
undercoated, undersealed(of motor vehicles) having a coating of tar or other rustproof material applied to the underside
PartsairbrakeA vehicular brake that operates by compressed air
bodyworkThe exterior body of a motor vehicle
brake system, brakesA braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
cabA compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
car wheelA wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap
chassisThe skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
cooling system, engine cooling systemequipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
drive line, drive line systemmechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
electrical systemequipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
fuel systemequipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
gearshift, gearstick, shifter, gear leverA mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears
hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brakeA brake operated by hand
internal-combustion engine, ICEA heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace
odometer, hodometer, mileometer, milometerA meter that shows mileage traversed
pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot leverA lever that is operated with the foot
power brakeA brake on an automobile that magnifies a small force applied to the brake pedal into a proportionately larger force applied to slow or stop the vehicle
second gear, secondThe gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
speedometer, speed indicatorA meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed
suspension, suspension systemA mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
windshield, windscreentransparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
windshield wiper, windscreen wiper, wiper, wiper bladeA mechanical device that cleans the windshield
Narroweramphibian, amphibious vehicleA flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
bloodmobileA motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
doodlebugA small motor vehicle
four-wheel drive, 4WDA motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
go-kartA small low motor vehicle with four wheels and an open framework
golfcart, golf cartA small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
hearseA vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery
motorcycle, bikeA motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
snowplow, snowploughA vehicle used to push snow from roads
truck, motortruckAn automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Broaderself-propelled vehicleA wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
Spanishvehículo de motor
Catalanvehicle de motor

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