all-terrain vehicle

all-terrain vehicle
noun Date: 1969 a small motor vehicle with three or four wheels that is designed for use on various types of terrain — called also ATV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • All-terrain vehicle — An all terrain vehicle (ATV) is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a vehicle that travels on low pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control. As the name… …   Wikipedia

  • all-terrain vehicle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms all terrain vehicle : singular all terrain vehicle plural all terrain vehicles a vehicle with no roof, three or four wheels, and usually only one seat, used for driving over rough, soft, or wet ground …   English dictionary

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  • All Terrain Vehicle — 50 cm³ Quad Daumengashebel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • all-terrain vehicle — all′ terrain′ ve hicle n. mil trs a vehicle with treads, wheels, or both, for traversing uneven terrain as well as roads Abbr.: ATV • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • All Terrain Vehicle — Quad (véhicule) « Quad » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Quad (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • all-terrain vehicle — vehicle which can drive on every type of land surface …   English contemporary dictionary

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