automotive vehicle

Definitions of automotive vehicle
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n a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails

Synonyms:
motor vehicle
Types:
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amphibian, amphibious vehicle
a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
bloodmobile
a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations
auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar
a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
doodlebug
a small motor vehicle
4WD, four-wheel drive
a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
go-kart
a small low motor vehicle with four wheels and an open framework; used for racing
golf cart, golfcart
a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
hearse
a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
bike, motorcycle
a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
snowplough, snowplow
a vehicle used to push snow from roads
motortruck, truck
an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
ambulance
a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
beach waggon, beach wagon, estate car, station waggon, station wagon, waggon, wagon
a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
bus, heap, jalopy
a car that is old and unreliable
cab, hack, taxi, taxicab
a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
compact, compact car
a small and economical car
convertible
a car that has top that can be folded or removed
coupe
a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
cruiser, patrol car, police car, police cruiser, prowl car, squad car
a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
dump truck, dumper, tip truck, tipper, tipper lorry, tipper truck
truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
electric, electric automobile, electric car
a car that is powered by electricity
fire engine, fire truck
any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire
dustcart, garbage truck
a truck for collecting domestic refuse
gas guzzler
a car with relatively low fuel efficiency
hardtop
a car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
hatchback
a car having a hatchback door
horseless carriage
an early term for an automobile
hot rod, hot-rod
a car modified to increase its speed and acceleration
jeep, landrover
a car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
limo, limousine
large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
loaner
a car that is lent as a replacement for one that is under repair
camion, lorry
a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
minibike, motorbike
small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
minicar
a car that is even smaller than a subcompact car
minivan
a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car
Model T
the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford from 1908 to 1927
pace car
a high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course
pickup, pickup truck
a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
race car, racer, racing car
a fast car that competes in races
roadster, runabout, two-seater
an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
saloon, sedan
a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
sound truck
a truck equipped with a loudspeaker and used for advertising
sport car, sports car
a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
S.U.V., SUV, sport utility, sport utility vehicle
a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
Stanley Steamer
a steam-powered automobile
stock car
a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
subcompact, subcompact car
a car smaller than a compact car
marsh buggy, swamp buggy
an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
phaeton, tourer, touring car
large open car seating four with folding top
tow car, tow truck, wrecker
a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
tractor
a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans
dirt bike, scrambler, trail bike
a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
articulated lorry, rig, semi, tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig
a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
car transporter, transporter
a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
secondhand car, used-car
a car that has been previously owned; not a new car
van
a truck with an enclosed cargo space
Type of:
self-propelled vehicle
a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion

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