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General and informal words for vehicles - thesaurus

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amphibian

noun

a vehicle or aircraft that can operate both on water and on land

boneshaker

noun

Britishinformal an old uncomfortable vehicle

carrier

noun

a vehicle or ship used for moving goods or people, especially soldiers

conveyance

noun

formal a vehicle

diesel

noun

a vehicle that uses diesel as fuel instead of petrol

escort

noun

a person or a group of people, vehicles, ships etc that go somewhere with another person, vehicle, ship etc in order to protect them or to prevent them from escaping

EV

noun

electric vehicle: a vehicle that has an electric motor powered by a rechargeable battery

flyer

noun

informal a person, animal, or vehicle that can go very fast

hybrid vehicle

noun

a vehicle that uses two or more kinds of power, for example a car that can run using either petrol or electricity

machine

noun

informal a vehicle, especially a motorcycle

Mark 1/2/3 etc

a type of vehicle, machine etc with slightly different features from those of an earlier or later type that has the same name and is made by the same company

motor vehicle

noun

formal a road vehicle that has an engine, for example a car or a truck

racer

noun

a boat, car, or other vehicle that is designed for racing and moves very quickly

ship

noun

informal a large vehicle, especially a spacecraft

three-wheeler

noun

a vehicle that has three wheels

transport

noun

a plane, ship, or vehicle used for moving people or equipment, especially in the armed forces

two-seater

noun

a vehicle or piece of furniture with seats for only two people

ULEV

noun

ultra-low-emissions vehicle: a vehicle that produces less than 75 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre

vehicle

noun

a machine that you travel in or on, especially one with an engine that travels on roads, for example a car, bus, van, truck, or motorcycle

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