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Meaning of "all-wheel drive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

all-wheel drive play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
All-Wheel drive is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALL-WHEEL DRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

all-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, AWD, 4WD, or 4×4 is a four-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that allows all four wheels to receive torque from the engine.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

all-pervasive
all-points bulletin
all-powerful
all-purpose
all-right
all-risks insurance
all-round
all-rounder
all-seater
all-singing all-dancing
all-singing, all-dancing
all-sorts
all-star
all-terrain
all-terrain vehicle
all-time
all-weather
all-weather court
all-wheel-drive
all-year-round

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

all-wheel-drive
arrive
belt drive
disk drive
drink-drive
drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
overdrive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of all-wheel drive in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «all-wheel drive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

Find out the translation of all-wheel drive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of all-wheel drive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «all-wheel drive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

全轮驱动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

todas las ruedas motrices
570 millions of speakers

English

all-wheel drive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सभी पहिया ड्राइव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدفع الرباعي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полноприводная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

all-wheel drive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমস্ত চাকা ড্রাইভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

toutes roues motrices
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemanduan semua roda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Allradantrieb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全輪駆動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전 륜구동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kabeh-wheel drive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tất cả các bánh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அனைத்து சக்கர டிரைவ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्व-चाक ड्राइव्ह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tüm tekerlekten çekiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

trazione integrale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Napęd na wszystkie koła
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

повнопривідна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

all- wheel-drive
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

all-wheel drive
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vierwielaandrywing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

allhjulsdrift
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

firehjulsdrift
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of all-wheel drive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALL-WHEEL DRIVE»

The term «all-wheel drive» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.503 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALL-WHEEL DRIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about all-wheel drive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALL-WHEEL DRIVE»

Discover the use of all-wheel drive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to all-wheel drive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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International Conference on All-Wheel Drive: 5-6 March 1986, ...
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Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain). Automobile Division, 1986
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Ultimate John Deere
That tractor, the All- Wheel- Drive, was developed between 1 916 and 1917 by Joe Dain, whose Dam Manufacturing Company of Ottumwa, Iowa, had been purchased by Deere. (Deere & Company archives) Tough plowing conditions ...
Ralph W. Sanders, 2001
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Nissan GT-R Supercar: Born to Race
ATTESA E-TS – Nissan's all-wheel drive magic Superintendent of the project Naganori Ito and his team of engineers guessed that with such power output the car could have traction problems. Also, they were under the influence of the Porsche ...
Dennis Gorodji, 2010
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Four-Wheeler's Bible
All-Wheel Drive: Many all-wheel-drive systems work quite well, providing seamless traction in a variety of low-grip driving situations, but they often lack the robust qualities needed for serious trail work. Four-By First: ln 1908, Otto Zachow and ...
Jim Allen, 2009
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Popular Mechanics
The idea is that you drive on the pavement in 2- wheel drive, then shift into 4- wheel drive off-road. All-wheel drive is a little different. All-wheel drive engages power to all four wheels without the driver shifting anything. All- wheel drive is just ...
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Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care
All-wheel drive vehicles use electronics to control the power transfer to the wheels. Speed sensors are mounted on each wheel to monitor wheel traction. Under normal conditions the vehicle is two-wheel drive. The benefit of an all- wheel drive ...
Michael E. Gray, 2003
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How To Rebuild and Modify Your Manual Transmission
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE There are two general types of four-wheel drivetrains: all- wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD). An AWD system is designed for use on paved roads in all conditions. The system is constantly engaged, and all ...
Robert Bowen
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Automotive Transmissions: Fundamentals, Selection, Design ...
Various alternative all-wheel drive designs are given in Section 12.4. Figure 6.6 shows that the all-wheel drive design is very largely dependent on the drive concept of the original vehicle. Further characteristic features are defined by the ...
Aaron Kuchle, Harald Naunheimer, Bernd Bertsche, 2010
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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
he basic difference: All-wheel drive directs power to the wheels as needed; four- wheel drive locks in power to all four wheels, all the time. found by CarBargains, a national car-buying service. To calculate our target price, we start with the ...
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Popular Mechanics
TheUbyth eEfojl Works Sponsored by Grip Technology GT, as in the Subaru Legacy GT Limited Sedan, stands for Grip Technology. And it's more than just a catchy phrase. It's a way of integrating a computer-controlled All-Wheel Drive system ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALL-WHEEL DRIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term all-wheel drive is used in the context of the following news items.
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Next-gen BMW M5 Spied again
One of the biggest questions surrounding the next-gen M5 is whether or not xDrive all-wheel drive will be an option. Last time we spied it, it was ... «BMWBLOG, Jul 15»
2
2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan models …
... with 4Motion all-wheel drive as an option. It replaces the 132kW/400Nm model currently available, and again, fuel use should drop markedly. «CarAdvice, Jul 15»
3
MISSION TO THE MOON: Audi AG supports the German team at …
Audi is supporting the Part-Time Scientists with its know-how in several fields of technology – from quattro all-wheel drive and lightweight ... «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
4
Mercedes-Benz B250 review test
The 18-inch rubber, combined with all-wheel drive and a lowered suspension set-up, makes for a sticky feel in the corners. Throw into the mix a ... «Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, Jul 15»
5
Next generation Acura NSX official pace car for Pikes Peak …
... All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system, which delivers 'on the rails' cornering capability essential to conquering the demanding mountain course. «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
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Suzuki confirms Vitara release
... engine here this year, Suzuki's four-mode ALLGRIP all-wheel drive system will be available as option to the standard front-drive model. «Motoring, Jul 15»
7
First drive review 2016 Fiat 500X: All grown up
The Pop comes only with front-wheel drive, while the other models can be had with either front- or all-wheel drive. The Pop model comes ... «Examiner.com, Jul 15»
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Max Yamabiko: Less talk, more torque
... that the cars also gain a front MGU-K (rather like the Toyota LMP1) though I'm not sure that a partial all-wheel drive car would improve things. «crash.net, Jul 15»
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Next-Generation BMW M5 Spied Testing, Packs All-Wheel Drive
Just like rivals Audi and Mercedes-AMG, BMW M GmbH is spreading all-wheel drive across its lineup. The next-generation BMW M5 sedan will ... «Automobile, Jul 15»
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2015 BMW M235i xDrive
Huh? Yep, that's the condensed version of what a BMW spokesman conveyed when discussing why the brand is adding all-wheel drive to pretty much every car ... «Car and Driver, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. All-Wheel drive [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/all-wheel-drive>. Oct 2020 ».
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