HyperDic: vehicle

English > 4 senses of the word vehicle:
NOUNartifactvehiclea conveyance that transports people or objects
communicationvehiclea medium for the expression or achievement of something
substancevehicleany substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it
objectvehicle, fomiteany inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
vehicle > pronunciation
Soundsviy'hhihkahl; viy'ihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > vehicle: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA conveyance that transports people or objects.
Partssplashboard, splasher, dashboardprotective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
Narrowerbumper car, DodgemA small low-powered electrically powered vehicle driven on a special platform where there are many others to be dodged
craftA vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
military vehiclevehicle used by the armed forces
rocket, projectileAny vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
skibobA vehicle resembling a bicycle but having skis instead of wheels
sled, sledge, sleighA vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
steamroller, road rollervehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
wheeled vehicleA vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
Broaderconveyance, transportSomething that serves as a means of transportation
Spanishvehículo
Catalanvehicle
Adjectivesvehicularof or relating to or intended for (motor) vehicles
English > vehicle: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA medium for the expression or achievement of something.
Examples
  • "his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"
  • "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"
  • "the play was just a vehicle to display her talents"
BroadermediumA means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
Spanishmedio, vehículo
Catalanmedi, vehicle
English > vehicle: 4 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningAny substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it.
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
English > vehicle: 4 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningAny inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another.
Synonymfomite
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishfómite

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