What is vehicle?

  • (noun): A medium for the expression or achievement of something.
    Example: "His editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"; "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Vehicle

A vehicle (from Latin: vehiculum) is a mobile machine that is designed or used to transport passengers or cargo. Most often vehicles are manufactured, such as bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, boats and aircraft.

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Vahana - Symbolism
... Nandi the bull, vehicle of Shiva, represents strength and virility ... Parvani the peacock, vehicle of Skanda, represents splendor and majesty ... The hamsa, vehicle of Saraswati, represents wisdom, grace and beauty ...
Vehicle - Safety
... Several different metrics used to compare and evaluate the safety of different vehicles ... The main three are deaths per billion passenger-journeys, deaths per billion passenger-hours and deaths per billion passenger-kilometers ...
Escort - Protection
... An Escort vehicle, a vehicle that escorts oversize trucks or large vehicle convoys on highways ...
Ringing
... rings to track birds Ringing (telephony), the sound of a telephone bell Ringing, (vehicle), the illegal practice of stealing a vehicle and replacing its identification number with that ...
Reusable Launch System - Reusability Concepts - R&D
... The research development costs of reusable vehicle are expected to be higher, because making a vehicle reusable implies making it robust enough to survive more than one use, which adds to the testing required ... These extra costs must be recouped and this pushes up the average cost of the vehicle ...

More definitions of "vehicle":

  • (noun): 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.
    Synonyms: fomite
  • (noun): A conveyance that transports people or objects.

Famous quotes containing the word vehicle:

    Language is an archeological vehicle ... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history.
    Russell Hoban (b. 1925)

    If you would learn to write, ‘t is in the street you must learn it. Both for the vehicle and for the aims of fine arts you must frequent the public square. The people, and not the college, is the writer’s home.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The woman may serve as a vehicle for the rapist expressing his rage against a world that gives him pain—because he is poor, or oppressed, or mad, or simply human. Then what of her? We have waded in the swamp of compassion for him long enough.
    Robin Morgan (b. 1941)