motorized
motorized motorized adj. 1. same as {motored}; as, a motorized wheelchair. Opposite of {unmotorized}. [Narrower terms: {bimotored ; {trimotored ]

Syn: motored. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Equipped with vehicles to permit rapid movement from place to place.

Syn: mechanized. [WordNet 1.5]


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