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,...
- An electric vehicle (EV) is a vehicle that uses one or more electric motors for propulsion. It can be powered by a collector system, with electricity...
- commercial vehicle is any type of motor vehicle used for transporting goods or paying p****engers. The United States defines a "commercial motor vehicle" as any...
- Vehicle insurance (also known as car insurance, motor insurance, or auto insurance) is insurance for cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other road vehicles...
- sport utility vehicle or SUV is a car classification that combines elements of road-going p****enger cars with features from off-road vehicles, such as raised...
- A hybrid vehicle is one that uses two or more distinct types of power, such as submarines that use diesel when surfaced and batteries when submerged....
- the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles. It is one of the world's largest industries by revenue. The automotive...
- Vehicle weight is a measurement of wheeled motor vehicles; either an actual measured weight of the vehicle under defined conditions or a gross weight rating...
- A vehicle for hire is a vehicle providing private transport or shared transport for a fee, in which p****engers are generally free to choose their points...
- A launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket-propelled vehicle used to carry a payload from Earth's surface to space, usually to Earth orbit or beyond...