A vehicle (from Latin: vehiculum) is a mobile machine that is designed or used to transport passengers or cargo. Most often vehicles are manufactured, such as bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, boats and aircraft.
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Some articles on vehicle:
... The research development costs of reusable vehicle are expected to be higher, because making a vehicle reusable implies making it robust enough to survive more than one use, which adds to the testing required ... this pushes up the average cost of the vehicle ...
... An Escort vehicle, a vehicle that escorts oversize trucks or large vehicle convoys on highways ...
... track birds Ringing (telephony), the sound of a telephone bell Ringing, (vehicle), the illegal practice of stealing a vehicle and replacing its identification ...
... Several different metrics used to compare and evaluate the safety of different vehicles ... The main three are deaths per billion passenger-journeys, deaths per billion passenger-hours and deaths per billion passenger-kilometers ...
... In Hindu iconography, positive aspects of the vehicle are often emblematic of the deity that it carries ... Nandi the bull, vehicle of Shiva, represents strength and virility ... Parvani the peacock, vehicle of Skanda, represents splendor and majesty ...
More definitions of "vehicle":
- (noun): A medium for the expression or achievement of something.
Example: "His editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"; "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"
- (noun): Any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another.
Famous quotes containing the word vehicle:
“In all Works of This, and of the Dramatic Kind, STORY, or AMUSEMENT, should be considered as little more than the Vehicle to the more necessary INSTRUCTION.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)
“If you are to reach masses of people in this world, you must do it by a sign language. Whether your vehicle be commerce, literature, or politics, you can do nothing but raise signals, and make motions to the people.”
—John Jay Chapman (18621933)
“The woman may serve as a vehicle for the rapist expressing his rage against a world that gives him painbecause he is poor, or oppressed, or mad, or simply human. Then what of her? We have waded in the swamp of compassion for him long enough.”
—Robin Morgan (b. 1941)