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The word vehicle and its family (vehicles) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun vehicle

What does vehicle mean as a name of something?

Vehicle is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: vehicles

  1. a conveyance that transports people or objects
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: conveyance / transport = something that serves as a means of transportation
    • more specific terms:
      • bumper car / Dodgem = a small low-powered electrically powered vehicle driven on a special platform where there are many others to be dodged
      • craft = a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
      • military vehicle = vehicle used by the armed forces
      • projectile / rocket = any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
      • skibob = a vehicle resembling a bicycle but having skis instead of wheels
      • sledge / sleigh / sled = a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
      • road roller / steamroller = vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
      • wheeled vehicle = a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
    • part: splashboard / dashboard / splasher = protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
  2. a 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
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: medium = a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  3. any substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: substance = a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
  4. any 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

Alternative definition of the noun vehicle

noun

  1. A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.
  2. A medium for expression of talent or views.
  3. A liquid content (e.g. oil) which acts as a binding and drying agent in paint. (FM 55-501).
  4. [Hinduism] An animal or (rarely) a plant on which a Hindu deity rides or sits
  5. An entity to achieve an end.
  6. [Buddhism] A yana.

Specialised definition of the noun vehicle

Glossary of pesticide

solid formulant added to a technical material as an absorbent or diluent

Groups

  1. Vehicle is a Dutch post-rock band formed in 2003. The band has released 2 EPs since then. The band has played extensively in the Netherlands and has toured the United Kingdom. The band released two EPs on Dutch indie label MUZE. Music by Vehicle has been played on Dutch national radio, such as KINK FM and VPRO. Currently the band is working on new songs and is planning to tour France in the winter.
  2. Vehicle is a musical group.
    • album: "Can't Get to Memphis"

There are other groups with in their name, like Vehicle Flips and The Vehicle Birth.

Business

Vehicle is a record label.

Music

  1. "Vehicle" is the one-hit wonder success for the Chicago-based band The Ides of March. It rose to number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the week of May 23, 1970. It is purported to be the fastest selling single in Warner Bros. Records history.
  2. "Vehicle" is the debut studio album by The Ides of March, released in 1970. The single and title of the album, "Vehicle", became the fastest selling single in Warner's history.
  3. "Vehicle" is the first full-length studio album by New Zealand group The Clean. It was released in 1990 by Flying Nun and Rough Trade Records. Much of the material was written for the band's reunion tour in the late 1980s. Rough Trade founder Geoff Travis offered to record The Clean after seeing them play in London, after which Vehicle was produced during a three-day session. The album was engineered by Ken Kennedy and notable producer Alan Moulder, who was suggested by Travis.
    • released on (24 years ago)
  4. "Vehicle" is a musical album of Toshimaru Nakamura.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  5. "Vehicle" is a composition.
  6. "VEHICLE" is a musical album of Mirthkon.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  7. "Vehicle" is a musical album of Edward Tears.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  8. "Vehicle" is a musical album of The Daylights.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  9. "Vehicle" is a musical album of Sam Bisbee.
  10. "Vehicle" is a musical album of Tribe of Ben.

Miscellanea

Vehicle: A vehicle is a mobile machine that transports people or cargo. Most often, vehicles are manufactured, such as wagons, bicycles, Motor vehicles, watercraft, spacecraft and aircraft.

  • also known as Vehicles

Phrases with Vehicle

  1. vehicle traffic
  2. motor vehicle
  3. space vehicle
  4. Stock Vehicle
  5. Hybrid vehicle
  6. Launch vehicle
  7. armored vehicle
  8. tracked vehicle
  9. Tribrid vehicle
  10. wheeled vehicle
  11. armoured vehicle
  12. Hydrogen vehicle
  13. military vehicle
  14. passenger vehicle
  15. Pre-Owned Vehicle
  16. amphibious vehicle
  17. automotive vehicle
  18. Heavy-Duty Vehicle
  19. Light-Duty Vehicle
  20. Air-Cushion Vehicle

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vehicle

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Google previewCritical Thinking: The Art of Argument (2014)

by George W. Rainbolt, Sandra L. Dwyer

Vehicle” is the genus because a vehicle is a group of things and airplanes are one of the things in this group. “Being heavier...

A vehicle is an object used to transport people or objects. (b) An airplane is ...

Google preview2016 ICD-10-CM Standard Edition (2015)

by Carol J. Buck

A three-wheeled motor vehicle is a motorized tricycle designed primarily for on- road use.

A railway train or railway vehicle is any device, with or without freight or passenger cars coupled to it, designed for traffic on a railway track.

Google preview3-2-1 Code It!: 2012 Update (2012)

by Michelle Green

A motor vehicle is any mechanically or electrically powered device not operated on rails upon which any person or...

An off-road motor vehicle is a motor vehicle of special design that enables it to negotiate rough or soft terrain or snow.

Google preview2015 ICD-9-CM for Physicians, Volumes 1 and 2 Professional Edition (2016)

by Carol J. Buck

A motor vehicle is any mechanically or electrically powered device, not operated on rails, upon which any person or property may be transported or...

An off-road motor vehicle is a motor vehicle of special design, to enable it to negotiate rough or soft terrain or snow.

Google preview2013 ICD-9-CM for Physicians, Volumes 1 and 2 Professional Edition (2013)

by Carol J. Buck

A motor vehicle is any mechanically or electrically powered device, not operated on rails, upon which any person or property may be transported or...

An off-road motor vehicle is a motor vehicle of special design, to enable it to negotiate rough or soft terrain or snow.

Google preview2013 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 Professional Edition - (2012)

by Carol J. Buck

A motor vehicle is any mechanically or electrically powered device, not operated on rails, upon which any person or property may be...

An off- road motor vehicle is a motor vehicle of special design, to enable it to negotiate rough or soft terrain or snow.

Google previewA Selection of ... Internal Revenue Service Tax Information Publications (1989)

A vehicle is any motorized wheeled vehicle manufactured primarily for use on public streets, roads. and highways.

Google previewThe Hindus (2009)

An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger

Shiva's vehicle is the bull Nandi, a symbol of Shiva's masculine power and sexuality; the bull expresses something of the god's own...

Google previewMastering Project Management Integration and Scope (2015)

A Framework for Strategizing and Defining Project Objectives and Deliverables by Dietmar Sokowski

On the other hand, you might encounter people who will illustrate the distinction by pointing out the brand X vehicle is a car while brand P vehicle is an automobile. Project management literature does not provide much help for clear and ...

Google previewThe Sutra of Hui-neng, Grand Master of Zen (1998)

by Thomas Cleary

The Great Vehicle is a matter of vast knowledge and wisdom, skillfully able to establish all teachings. The Supreme Vehicle is a matter of not seeing defiled things to reject, not seeing pure things to seek, not seeing living beings to liberate , not ...

Google previewToward a U.S. Technology Strategy (1991)

Enhancing Manufacturing Competitiveness by Erich Bloch

Several vehicles exist to put such collaborative partnerships in place. One such vehicle is the Advanced Technology Program (ATP), which was created by the 1988 Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act to assist U.S. industry to carry out ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations (1998)

by Oxford University Press

~ British vehicle registration ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

motor vehicle, ~техникийн хэргийг шалганбайцаах газар motor vehicle inspectorate, ~ тээврийн хэрэгсэл goods vehicle, ~ үзэг ...

Google previewEncyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (2010)

Theory and Design of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Mesh Networks by Dharma P. Agrawal, Dr. Bin Xie

areas, the Internet could be accessed from inside the vehicle, and information such as news and weather information could be downloaded. Another relatively long term example application is to enable the flow of ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

who owns or operates a motor vehicle service station, filling station, garage, or similar retail establishment engaged in the business of selling, repairing, or servicing motor vehicles, where a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

A computerassisted dispatch system mayautomate the dispatching processbylocatingthe nearest idle vehicle ormaymake suggestionsto thehuman operator. Asset tracking systems canalsobe incorporatedinto AVL systems, as is commonwith ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Police Science (2007)

by Jack R. Greene

corralling techniques, where several police vehicles strategically surround a target vehicle, blockade it from all sides, and either stop it from fleeing or bring its movement to a halt. Corralling techniques can be safely implemented at low speeds ...

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Quotes about Vehicle

I always said that you can use the same vehicle although the driver will change, or the same vehicle to go for the race. It's a different driver, this is exactly what's happening to the cabinet. (Abdullah Ahmad Badawi)
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Scrabble value of V4E1H4I1C3L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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