Wordlist: Means of transport

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means of transport
 
a collective term for any vehicle that brings someone from one place to another
 
limousine
 
a luxury saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur
 
taxi
 
a vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public and driven by a taxi driver
 
tractor
 
a vehicle used on farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields
 
caravan
 
a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
 
car
 
a wheeled vehicle that moves independently, steered by a driver mostly for personal transportation
 
lorry
 
a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
 
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
 
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
 
bicycle helmet
 
a helmet to protect one's head intended to be worn while riding a bicycle
 
cyclist
 
a person who rides a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling
 
motorbike
 
a motorcycle, especially a relatively small one
 
moped
 
a lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit
 
bus
 
a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
 
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
 
tram
 
a passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
 
    • 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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limousine
taxi
tractor
caravan
car
lorry
van
bicycle
cyclist
motorbike
moped
bus
train
coach
tram
tube
plane
helicopter
jet
 
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        limousine
        car
        car
        tractor
        tractor
        moped
        moped
        bicycle
        bike
        tube
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        lorry
        lorry
        cyclist
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        lorry
        a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
        jet
        a class of airplane using jet engines rather than propellors
        caravan
        a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
        motorbike
        a motorcycle, especially a relatively small one
        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
        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
        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
        means of transport
        a collective term for any vehicle that brings someone from one place to another
        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
        limousine
        a luxury saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur
        tram
        a passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road
        moped
        a lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit
        bus
        a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
        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
         
         
         

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        lorry
        a large motor vehicle for transporting goods
        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
        bus
        a motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads
        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
        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
        coach
        a single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus
        limousine
        a luxury saloon car, especially one with a lengthened wheelbase or driven by a chauffeur
        cyclist
        a person who rides a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling
        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
        caravan
        a furnished vehicle towed behind a car and used as a dwelling when stationary
        moped
        a lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit
        bicycle helmet
        a helmet to protect one's head intended to be worn while riding a bicycle
        tractor
        a vehicle used on farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields
        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
         
         
         
         

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