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Meaning of "motor vehicle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOTOR VEHICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Motor vehicle 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 MOTOR VEHICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

motor vehicle

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle or road vehicle is a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not operate on rails, such as trains or trolleys. The vehicle propulsion is provided by an engine or motor, usually by an internal combustion engine, or an electric motor, or some combination of the two, such as hybrid electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. For legal purposes motor vehicles are often identified within a number of vehicle classes including automobiles or cars, buses, motorcycles, off highway vehicles, light trucks or light duty trucks, and trucks or lorries. These classifications vary according to the legal codes of each country. ISO 3833:1977 is the standard for road vehicles types, terms and definitions. As of 2010 there were more than one billion motor vehicles in use in the world excluding off-road vehicles and heavy construction equipment. Global vehicle ownership per capita in 2010 was 148 vehicles in operation per 1000 people. The United States has the largest fleet of motor vehicles in the world, with 239.8 million in 2010. Vehicle ownership per capita in the U.S. is also the highest in the world with 769 vehicles in operation per 1000 people.

Definition of motor vehicle in the English dictionary

The definition of motor vehicle in the dictionary is a road vehicle driven by a motor or engine, esp an internal-combustion engine.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOTOR VEHICLE

motor inn
motor insurance
motor launch
motor lodge
motor lorry
motor mechanic
motor mower
motor neuron disease
motor neurone disease
motor oil
motor park
motor racing
motor road
motor scooter
motor ship
motor show
motor torpedo boat
motor trade
motor truck
motor vessel

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOTOR VEHICLE

all-terrain vehicle
armed response vehicle
article
articulated vehicle
chicle
commercial vehicle
heavy goods vehicle
high-sided vehicle
industrial vehicle
launch vehicle
launching vehicle
light vehicle
multipurpose vehicle
public service vehicle
re-entry vehicle
recovery vehicle
recreational vehicle
sport utility vehicle
target vehicle
utility vehicle
vehicle

Synonyms and antonyms of motor vehicle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «motor vehicle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE

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

Translator English - Chinese

汽车
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vehículo de motor
570 millions of speakers

English

motor vehicle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मोटर वाहन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السيارات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

автомобиль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

veículo a motor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোটরযান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

véhicule à moteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kenderaan motor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

KFZ
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

動力車
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자동차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kendaraan motor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xe cơ giới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மோட்டார் வாகனம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोटर गाडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Motorlu araç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

autoveicolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pojazd silnikowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

автомобіль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

autovehicule
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όχημα με κινητήρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

motorvoertuig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

motorfordon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

motorkjøretøy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of motor vehicle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOTOR VEHICLE»

The term «motor vehicle» is very widely used and occupies the 16.428 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOTOR VEHICLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «motor vehicle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «motor vehicle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about motor vehicle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOTOR VEHICLE»

Discover the use of motor vehicle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to motor vehicle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
Significantly updated to cover the latest technological developments and include latest techniques and practices.
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, Peter Coombes, 2004
2
A Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and ...
This text covers all the mandatory and popular optional units of the IMI Technical Certificates and NVQ Level 1 & 2 syllabus, from health and safety regulations to fault finding and replacing components.
Allan Bonnick, Derek Newbold, Kate Dennis, 2006
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Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
This is the fourth edition of a textbook which aims to cover the construction of motor vehicles and their components in a manner simple enough to be understood by young apprentices beginning their training as mechanics, and detailed enough ...
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, 1991
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Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries: Biomechanics, Diagnosis, ...
This book presents the most current concepts of chiropractic diagnostic workup, injury mechanisms, patient management, and prognosis of cervical and soft tissue injuries caused by automobiles.
Larry S. Nordhoff, 2005
5
The Motor Vehicle
The established layout of the book is retained, with topics relating to the Engine, Transmission and Carriage Unit dealt with in turn.
T. K. Garrett, Kenneth Newton, William Steeds, 2001
6
Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal ...
This book is a comprehensive review of the motor vehicle collision (MVC) experience and includes chapters relevant to the assessment and treatment of multiple consequences of MVC involvement, including medical, psychosocial, and legal ...
Melanie P Duckworth, Tony Iezzi, William O'Donohue, 2008
7
Anatomy of a Motor Vehicle Stop: Essentials of Safe Traffic ...
Traffic stops are one of the most potentially dangerous responsibilities an officer can face.
Joseph Petrocelli, Matthew Petrocelli, 2006
8
Motor Vehicle Structures: Concepts and Fundamentals
This is then used as a basis for an in-depth discussion of the conceptual design of car structures, using case studies directly related to real-life design problems.
Jason C. Brown, A. John Robertson, Stan T. Serpento, 2002
9
Training of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 5: Training of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers identifies and documents training strategies and curricula from existing commercial driver training programs, with ...
‎2004
10
Practical Motor Vehicle Engineering
The authors make the text accessible to a broad range of abilities by preparing a basic foundation of theory and exercises before including more taxing problems as knowledge is built up.
Derek Newbold, Allan Bonnick, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOTOR VEHICLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term motor vehicle is used in the context of the following news items.
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27-y-o killed in motor vehicle crash
ST MARY, Jamaica – The police say a 27-year-old man was killed in a motor vehicle crash along the Wilderness main road in Port Maria, ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
2
Motor Vehicle Crash - Truck v Horse - State Highway One
22 July, 2015 At just after 9pm a horse from a nearby property ran onto State Highway One near Foxton. The horse was struck by a Ute and a ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
3
Police charge man with death by motor vehicle in Greensboro accident
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police have filed misdemeanor death by motor vehicle charges against a Greensboro man who hit an 81-year-old ... «myfox8.com, Jul 15»
4
ACPD Investigates 2nd Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Rt. 29 …
Police and rescue crews remained on the scene of a fatal car crash along Route 29 in Albemarle County until around 4 a.m. Wednesday. «NBC 29 News, Jul 15»
5
Sharon Man Found Guilty of Motor Vehicle Homicide
A 45-year old Sharon man has been found guilty of Motor Vehicle Homicide by negligent operation and reckless assault and battery with a ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
6
SCPD Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed Bicyclist in Lake …
Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a bicyclist in Lake Ronkonkoma last evening. «LongIsland.com, Jul 15»
7
Two arrested after motor vehicle chase through Sydney
SYDNEY — Cape Breton Regional Police have two men in custody after a damaging early morning motor vehicle chase through multiple city ... «Cape Breton Post, Jul 15»
8
Private sector asked for interest in N.S. motor vehicle, land registries
The provincial government will gauge private sector interest in running any or all of the registries of land, motor vehicles and joint stock ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jul 15»
9
Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrest for Marijuana Possession
During the investigation of the motor vehicle infraction, Officer Mellina found the driver, Christopher Digenarro, 19, who resides in the 200 Block ... «Cape May County Herald, Jul 15»
10
Deputies arrest suspect; checking for links to motor vehicle burglaries
PORT ARTHUR -- A Port Arthur man is being held at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility for parole violations without bond after he was ... «KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Motor vehicle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/motor-vehicle>. Dec 2019 ».
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