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SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-propelled vehicle mean? 

SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE (noun)
  The noun SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE has 1 sense:

1. a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion

  Familiarity information: SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE used as a noun is very rare.


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SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE (noun)


Sense 1self-propelled vehicle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("self-propelled vehicle" is a kind of...):

wheeled vehicle (a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "self-propelled vehicle"):

armored vehicle; armoured vehicle (a vehicle that is protected by armor plate)

tractor (a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications)

tracked vehicle (a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks)

streetcar; tram; tramcar; trolley; trolley car (a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity)

R.V.; recreational vehicle; RV (a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities)

reconnaissance vehicle; scout car (fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top)

personnel carrier (a military vehicle (usually armored) for transporting military personnel and their equipment)

automotive vehicle; motor vehicle (a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails)

engine; locomotive; locomotive engine; railway locomotive (a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks)

forklift (a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them)

carrier (a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something)

weapons carrier (military vehicle that is a light truck designed to carry mortars or machine guns and their crews)


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