wheeled vehicle


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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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In literature:

He heard the sound of cart wheels, and knew that the vehicle on which he had been brought was being driven away.
"A Jacobite Exile" by G. A. Henty
The wheeled vehicles being foreign, claim no description, though the quaintness of the public ones is great.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
It was late in the month of March, and nearly all the mountain roads were open for wheeled vehicles.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The vehicle is the small two-wheeled chariot used among the Romans, scarcely larger than a chair.
"Correggio" by Estelle M. Hurll
BUGGY, a vehicle with either two (in England and India) or four wheels (in America).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Wheeled vehicles were not often seen in the rural districts, horses being commonly used for locomotion.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
But Jonathan did not think it strange, since when he was young wheeled vehicles were not so common.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
An improved vehicle wheel has been patented by Messrs. George W. Dudley and William J. Jones, of Waynesborough, Va.
"Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880" by Various
They are rough two-wheeled vehicles, with a covering of plaited cocoa-nut leaves.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
Lorch A two-wheeled vehicle.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland

In news:

4-Wheel & Off-Road, 6420 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048-5515. Letters must be signed by the vehicle owner.
With audio playing throughout the vehicle's speakers, the SRX becomes a home-theatre on wheels.
We need a 4 wheel drive vehicle.
This patrol vehicle is all wheel drive and comes with a 3.7 liter V6 304 hp engine.
My passion for vehicles on two wheels has been well-documented of late.
EAST MONTPELIER — A Marshfield man told Vermont State Police he fell asleep at the wheel before rolling his vehicle on Route 2 in East Montpelier Thursday night.
The state Department of Transportation plans to sell surplus equipment ranging from bulldozers and snowplows to cars, mini-vans and four-wheel drive sport utility vehicles.
The most remarkable aspect about the Internet is how it has morphed into one of the most free-wheeling free speech vehicles imaginable.
The four vehicles will cruise up the Maine Turnpike to Freeport for a four-wheeled campout on Saturday.
Featured Company Wheeled Coach Industries , Inc The goal has been to make emergency vehicles safer for both patient and crew, and at the same time, make them more efficient.
Nearly seven years ago, 16-year-old Todd Stansfield was behind the wheel of his car when it smashed into another vehicle on a rural, two-lane road in Douglas County.
Clean vehicle with leather, dual moonroof, front-wheel drive, 65,000 miles.
Some of the vehicles event-goers will be able to see include a 700-horsepower Lamborghini and a small car whose steering wheel helps control music.
After I got behind the wheel of the Honda Fit EV, I could easily see why Norwegian electric vehicle upstart Think Global had to be rescued from bankruptcy earlier this year.
A tactical frisk of a biker is a little different than that of a four-wheel vehicle operator.

In science:

At this abstract level, a ‘vehicle’ in this example is something with a registration number, an engine, steering wheel, seats, and so on, but the details are unspecified.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
In this example, a car is a vehicle with 4 seats, 4 doors and 4 wheels and a relatively small space for carrying luggage.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
From the multiple alignment in Figure 5 we can infer that v4 has a cylinder block, crank shaft, pistons and valves, that the engine has a low compression, that the vehicle has 4 wheels, and so on.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
In our example, the class ‘vehicle’ has parts such as ‘engine’, ‘steering wheel’, ‘seats’, and so on, and the ‘engine’ has parts such as ‘cylinder block’, ‘crank shaft’ etc.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
It is, for example, possible to record that a vehicle has a steering wheel (as in column 2 of Figure 5) without any implication that there may be alternative kinds of steering wheel to be recorded in a field with that name.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition