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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  [ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE

noun
adjective
verb
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 RHYME WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE


arrive
əˈraɪv
co-drive
ˌkəʊˈdraɪv
contrive
kənˈtraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
descrive
dɪˈskraɪv
drink-drive
ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv
drive
draɪv
microdrive
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdraɪv
misdrive
ˌmɪsˈdraɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
posidrive
ˈpɒzɪˌdraɪv
redrive
riːˈdraɪv
rive
raɪv
shrive
ʃraɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

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
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
self-drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

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

SYNONYMS

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

all- wheel-drive
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

كل ذات الدفع بالعجلات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

все полноприводные
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

All-wheel-drive
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

All- Rad-Antrieb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全輪駆動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모든 휠 드라이브
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

ஆல் வீல் 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

all-wheel -drive
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wszystkie koła
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

всі повнопривідні
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

all- wiel-ry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

all-wheel - drive
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

all-wheel -drive
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 30.504 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.
1
International Conference on All-Wheel Drive: 5-6 March 1986, ...
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Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain). Automobile Division, 1986
2
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
3
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
5
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 ...
6
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
7
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 ...
8
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
9
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
10
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 ...

9 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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And Now, The Direct Rival To The Buick Cascada…
The only difference, however, is that the Audi A3 Cabriolet features optional quattro all-wheel-drive, while the Buick does not, a circumstance ... «GM Authority, Jul 15»
2
Test Drive: 2016 Honda HR-V AWD
Our tester came delivered in all-wheel-drive (AWD) trim with top line EX-L Navigation nomenclature. Overall, HR-V is 3.2-inches longer in ... «Towanda Daily Review, Jul 15»
3
Pike Sheriff's Office receives fleet of all-wheel-drive vehicles
Recently, the Pike County Sheriff's office acquired a fleet of all-wheel-drive vehicles. According to Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader, the ... «Pike County News Watchman, Jul 15»
4
Holden Insignia VXR road (and ice) test
This is New Zealand's Southern Hemisphere Proving Ground, Holden's choice to debut its intelligent all-wheel-drive Insignia VXR, and with my ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jul 15»
5
Holden's Euro-sourced Insignia VXR lands
NEW CHALLENGER: Holden's new Insignia VXR boasts all-wheel drive and a ... The German-built, all-wheel-drive model is known as the Opel ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jun 15»
6
2016 Ford Focus RS - 345bhp power output confirmed
The so-called All-Wheel-Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring system is by far ... The all-wheel drive system is based around twin electronically ... «Autocar, Jun 15»
7
Audi's Latest Quattro Project Is an All-Wheel-Drive Moon Rover
The competition, sponsored by the all-but-ubiquitous tech giant, offers a $30 million prize to “incentivize space entrepreneurs to create a new ... «Car and Driver, Jun 15»
8
2015 Honda CR-V
The 2015 Honda CR-V all-wheel-drive Touring crossover. Price: $33,600. Fuel economy: 26/33 mpg, city/highway. (Photos by Michael Taylor). «SFGate, Jun 15»
9
Mazda CX-3 review: 2015 first drive
The more powerful version is reserved exclusively for the all-wheel-drive CX-3, with the 118hp engine powering front wheels only. «Motoring Research, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. All-Wheel-Drive [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/all-wheel-drive-1>. Oct 2020 ».
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