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vehicle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈvēəkəl/,/ˈvēˌhikəl/,
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vehicles, plural;
  1. A thing used for transporting people or goods, esp. on land, such as a car, truck, or cart

  2. A thing used to express, embody, or fulfill something
    • - I use paint as a vehicle for my ideas
  3. A substance that facilitates the use of a drug, pigment, or other material mixed with it

  4. The figurative language used in a metaphor, as distinct from the metaphor's subject

  5. A film, television program, song, etc., that is intended to display the leading performer to the best advantage


  1. a conveyance that transports people or objects
  2. a medium for the expression or achievement of something; "his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"; "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"; "the play was just a vehicle to display her talents"
  3. any substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it
  4. fomite: 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
  5. A vehicle (vehiculum) is a device that is designed or used to transport people or cargo. Most often vehicles are manufactured (e.g. bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, boats, and aircraft).Halsey, William D. (Editorial Director): MacMillan Contemporary Dictionary, page 1106. ...
  6. Vehicle is the debut studio album by The Ides of March, released in 1970. The single and title of the album, "Vehicle," became the fastest selling single in Warner's history.
  7. Vâhana or a Hindu vehicle, sometimes called a mount, is an animal or mythical entity closely associated with a particular deity in Hindu mythology. ...
  8. A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals; A medium for expression of talent or views; A liquid content (e.g. oil) which acts as a binding and drying agent in paint. ...
  9. (Vehicles) The current approximate value of any cars, trucks, tractors, or vehicles that you or your company owns.
  10. ((F) Vehicles) 4 free days including day of deposit
  11. (VEHICLES) House trailers, recreational vehicles, boat trailers or an excessive amount of cars shall not be parked on the premises.
  12. (VEHICLES) The purchase of motor vehicles requires approval from the Director of Support Services, Facilities Division. Please contact that office directly, extension x3155 before submitting any purchase requests. ...
  13. (VEHICLES) selected in a reservation are subject to availability at time of pickup. If the equipment requested is not available, Budget reserves the right to substitute a similar or better vehicle at no additional charge to the customer. ...
  14. (Vehicles) 1989 Isuzu NPR box truck w/lift gate, 1987 Isuzu NPR box truck w/lift gate, 1995 Ford van E250
  15. (Vehicles) AHT U4 Centzon Totochtin
  16. (Vehicles) Discrete entities that contain replicators and have been designed by selection to preserve and propagate the replicators inside it. For example, individuals or phenotypes are vehicles for gene replication.
  17. (Vehicles) Elements that provide for a perceptual lens when looking at a certain type of information. Vehicles can be industry specific and customized to include applications, information resources, and services according to the user’s unique needs. ...
  18. (Vehicles) Game includes a number of vehicles for the player to locate and pilot varying from high speed hovercrafts to bulldozers.
  19. (Vehicles) Given the enormousness and variance in terrain of the Wasteland, vehicles play a large role as off-road transportation is introduced, fueled by a true-to-life physics engine. ...
  20. (Vehicles) On occasions we may have to provide an alternative vehicle than the one you ordered.  That being the case we will try to call beforehand to gain your agreement.  There of course will be no additional charge
  21. (Vehicles) Personal water craft, power boat, motorcycle, sports car, snowmobile, SUV, big rig, pickup and van - includes front , back and side views
  22. (Vehicles) Specific models within a car class may vary in availability and features, such as passenger seating, luggage and capacity.
  23. (Vehicles) The Tornado | Extreme Gear | Egg Carrier | Dr. Eggman's vehicles
  24. (Vehicles) Vehicle movement is severely restricted during the hours during which the public are on site. Stalls that need to replenish stock have to do so via the ‘Artists & Staff Entrance’ between 6am and 10am. No vehicle movement is allowed before or after this time. ...
  25. (Vehicles) cars or trucks are used as a temporary or sometimes long-term living refuge, for example by those recently evicted from a home. Some people live in vans, sport utility vehicles, covered pick-up trucks, station wagons, sedans, or hatchbacks . ...