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bicycle – Wiktionary

  • Afrikaans: fiets (af)
  • Albanian: biçikletë (sq) f
  • Amharic: ብስክሌት (bəsklet)
  • Arabic: دَرَّاجَة (ar) f (darrāja)
    Egyptian Arabic: عجلة‎ f (ʿagala), بسكلتة‎ f (beskleta)
    Hijazi Arabic: بسكليتة‎ f (buskulēta)
    Moroccan Arabic: بشكليطة(bišklīṭa), بشكليطة(bšaklīṭa)
  • Armenian: հեծանիվ (hy) (hecaniv)
  • Asturian: bicicleta f
  • Azerbaijani: velosiped (az), dırığın (dialectal)
  • Basque: txirrindu (eu), bizikleta (eu)
  • Belarusian: ро́вар m (róvar), веласіпе́д m (vjelasipjéd)
  • Bengali: বাইসাইকেল (baisaikel), সাইকেল (saikel)
  • Bouyei: danycey
  • Breton: bisiklet (br) m, marc’h-houarn (br) m
  • Bulgarian: колело́ (bg) n (koleló), велосипе́д (bg) m (velosipéd)
  • Burmese: စက်ဘီး (my) (cakbhi:), ဘိုင်စကယ် (my) (bhuingca.kai)
  • Catalan: bicicleta (ca) f
  • Central Dusun: bosikol
  • Central Melanau: basikal
  • Cheyenne: amo’a’óvâhtsestôtse
  • Chichewa:
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automotive – Wiktionary

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
automotive

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Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ motive

Adjective[edit]

automotive (not comparable)

  1. Having the ability to move by itself; self-propelled or self-propelling.
  2. Of, or relating to motor vehicles.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, in Internal Combustion[1]:

      But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.

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transportation – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From transport +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

transportation (usually uncountable, plural transportations)

  1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.
    We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.
  2. (historical) Deportation to a penal colony.
    Mulligan’s sentence was commuted from death to transportation.
  3. (US) A means of conveyance.
    Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.
  4. (US) A ticket or fare.
    • 1898, Willa Cather, The Westbound Train
      Sybil: [..] That reminds me, I haven’t got my passes yet! Have you the transportation here from Cheyenne to San Francisco for Mrs. S. Johnston?”
      (Agent looks grave, goes back and fumbles at the papers on his desk,
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vehicle – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French véhicule, from Latin vehiculum (a carriage, conveyance), from vehere (to carry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vehicle (plural vehicles)

  1. A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, in Internal Combustion:

      But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.

    • 2013 June 29, “High and wet”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 28:

      Floods in northern India, mostly in the small state of Uttarakhand, have wrought disaster on an enormous scale. [] Rock-filled torrents smashed vehicles and homes, burying victims under rubble and sludge.

    • 2013 June 7,
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