Definition of Vehicle. Meaning of Vehicle. Synonyms of Vehicle

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Definition of Vehicle

Vehicle
Vehicle Ve"hi*cle, n. [L. vehiculum, fr. vehere to carry; akin to E. way, wain. See Way, n., and cf. Convex, Inveigh, Veil, Vex.] 1. That in or on which any person or thing is, or may be, carried, as a coach, carriage, wagon, cart, car, sleigh, bicycle, etc.; a means of conveyance; specifically, a means of conveyance upon land. 2. That which is used as the instrument of conveyance or communication; as, matter is the vehicle of energy. A simple style forms the best vehicle of thought to a popular assembly. --Wirt. 3. (Pharm.) A substance in which medicine is taken. 4. (Paint.) Any liquid with which a pigment is applied, including whatever gum, wax, or glutinous or adhesive substance is combined with it. Note: Water is used in fresco and in water-color painting, the colors being consolidated with gum arabic; size is used in distemper painting. In oil painting, the fixed oils of linseed, nut, and poppy, are used; in encaustic, wax is the vehicle. --Fairholt.
Vehicle
Vehicle Ve"hi*cle, n. (Chem.) A liquid used to spread sensitive salts upon glass and paper for use in photography.

Meaning of Vehicle from wikipedia

- A vehicle (from Latin: vehiculum) is a machine that transports people or cargo. Vehicles include wagons, bicycles, motor vehicles (motorcycles, cars,...
- A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation. Most definitions of car say they run primarily on roads, seat one to eight people...
- A hydrogen vehicle is a vehicle that uses hydrogen as its onboard fuel for motive power. Hydrogen vehicles include hydrogen-fueled space rockets, as well...
- the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them[which?] are called automakers. It is one of the world's largest...
- A hybrid vehicle uses two or more distinct types of power, such as internal combustion engine to drive an electric generator that powers an electric motor...
- A motor vehicle, also known as motorized vehicle or automotive vehicle, is a self-propelled vehicle, commonly wheeled, that does not operate on rails...
- A vehicle frame, also known as its ch****is, is the main supporting structure of a motor vehicle, to which all other components are attached, comparable...
- Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive cl****ification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like...
- Motor vehicle theft is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle. Nationwide in the United States in 2012, there were an estimated...
- A recreational vehicle (RV) is a motor vehicle or trailer which includes living quarters designed for accommodation. Types of RVs include motorhomes,...
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