Wordlist: Means of transport

 

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    • means of transport(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collective term for any vehicle that brings someone from one place to another
    • Example:
      • Which means of transport do you use in your daily life?
  • limousine
    • limousine, limousines['liməzin](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a luxury saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur
    • Example:
      • A limousine will pick us up tonight.
  • taxi
    • taxi, taxis[ˈtæk.si](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public and driven by a taxi driver
    • Example:
      • Please call a taxi!
      • Synonym(s):
        cab
  • tractor
    • tractor, tractors[ˈtræktə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a vehicle used on farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields
    • Example:
      • The farmer's new tractor was really expensive but he needed it.
  • caravan
    • caravan, caravans[ˈkærəvæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
    • Example:
      • Let's travel to Norway with the caravan!
      • Synonym(s):
        trailer (AE)
  • car
    • car, cars[ˈkɑː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a wheeled vehicle that moves independently, steered by a driver mostly for personal transportation
    • Example:
      • I will take the car to go to the doctor.
  • lorry
    • lorry, lorries[ˈlɒri](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
    • Example:
      • You need a special driving licence to drive a lorry.
      • Synonym(s):
        rig, tractor trailer, truck
  • van
    • van, vans[væn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods or people, usually roughly cuboid in shape, longer and higher than a car but smaller than a truck
    • Example:
      • The van sped down the road.
  • bicycle
    • bicycle, bicycles[ˈbaɪsikəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals
    • Example:
      • Let's ride our bicycles to the beach!
  • bicycle helmet
    • bicycle helmet, bicycle helmets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a helmet to protect one's head intended to be worn while riding a bicycle
    • Example:
      • Kids, where are your bicycle helmets?
  • cyclist
    • cyclist, cyclists[ˈsaɪ.klɪst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who rides a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling
    • Example:
      • Watch out, there's a cyclist!
  • motorbike
    • motorbike, motorbikes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a motorcycle, especially a relatively small one
    • Example:
      • I want to buy a new motorbike.
  • moped
    • moped, mopeds[məʊpt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit
    • Example:
      • She's never driven a moped before.
  • bus
    • bus, buses[bʌs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
    • Example:
      • You better take the bus to the library.
      • Synonym(s):
        coach, omnibus
  • train
    • train, trains[treɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks
    • Example:
      • We took the train to Mumbai.
  • coach
    • coach, coaches[kəʊtʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus
    • Example:
      • The group had hired a coach to take them to Italy.
  • tram
    • tram, trams[træm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road
    • Example:
      • The tram ride into the city only takes 5 minutes from here.
  • tube
    • tube, tubes[tjuːb](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels
    • Example:
      • No mate, I am taking the tube!
      • Synonym(s):
        Underground railway, subway (AE)
  • plane
    • plane, planes[pleɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings that obtains lift by the Bernoulli effect and is used for transportation of humans and goods
    • Example:
      • The plane will leave at 7 pm sharp.
      • Homophone(s):
        plain
  • helicopter
    • helicopter, helicopters[ˈheliˌkoptə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an aircraft that is borne along by one or more sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, move in any direction including reverse, or land, and having a smaller set of blades on its tail that stabilise the aircraft
    • Example:
      • We flew over the city in a helicopter.
      • Synonym(s):
        chopper
  • jet
    • jet, jets['dʒɛt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a class of airplane using jet engines rather than propellors
    • Example:
      • Her husband owns a private jet.
 

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          bus
          a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
          car
          a wheeled vehicle that moves independently, steered by a driver mostly for personal transportation
          means of transport
          a collective term for any vehicle that brings someone from one place to another
          lorry
          a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
          limousine
          a luxury saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur
          train
          a line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks
          coach
          a single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus
          taxi
          a vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public and driven by a taxi driver
          tube
          the London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels
          cyclist
          a person who rides a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling
          moped
          a lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit
          caravan
          a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
          motorbike
          a motorcycle, especially a relatively small one
          bicycle
          a vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals
          plane
          a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings that obtains lift by the Bernoulli effect and is used for transportation of humans and goods
           
           
           
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          taxi
          taxi
          jet
          jet
          train
          train
          plane
          plane
          car
          car
          bicycle
          bike
          caravan
          caravan
          bicycle helmet
          bicycle helmet
          bus
          bus
          lorry
          lorry
          motorbike
          motorbike
          van
          van
          helicopter
          helicopter
          tram
          tram
           
           
           
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          bicycle helmet
          a helmet to protect one's head intended to be worn while riding a bicycle
          lorry
          a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
          caravan
          a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
          bus
          a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
          motorbike
          a motorcycle, especially a relatively small one
          tram
          a passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road
          van
          a (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods or people, usually roughly cuboid in shape, longer and higher than a car but smaller than a truck
          cyclist
          a person who rides a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling
          helicopter
          an aircraft that is borne along by one or more sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, move in any direction including reverse, or land, and having a smaller set of blades on its tail that stabilise the aircraft
          jet
          a class of airplane using jet engines rather than propellors
          coach
          a single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus
          car
          a wheeled vehicle that moves independently, steered by a driver mostly for personal transportation
          bike
          a vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals
          taxi
          a vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public and driven by a taxi driver
          Underground
          the London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels
           
           
           
         
         

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