snowmobile
noun Date: 1923 any of various automotive vehicles for travel on snow; specifically an open vehicle for usually one or two persons with steerable skis on the front and an endless belt at the rear

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  • snowmobile — [snō′mō bēl΄] n. [ SNOW + MOBILE] any of various motor vehicles for traveling over snow, usually with steerable runners at the front and tractor treads at the rear vi. snowmobiled, snowmobiling to travel by snowmobile snowmobiler n …   English World dictionary

  • Snowmobile —   [ snəʊməʊbaɪl; englisch snow »Schnee«] das, s/ s, Motorschlitten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • snowmobile — (n.) 1931, in reference to Admiral Byrd s expedition, from SNOW (Cf. snow) (n.) + ending from AUTOMOBILE (Cf. automobile), etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • snowmobile — ► NOUN ▪ a motor vehicle, especially one with runners or caterpillar tracks, for travelling over snow …   English terms dictionary

  • Snowmobile — A snowmobile (known locally as snowmachine , snowsled or by the brandname Ski Doo ) is a land vehicle that is commonly propelled by a track or tracks at the rear and steered by skis at the front. Early snowmobiles used rubber tracks, however a… …   Wikipedia

  • snowmobile — snowmobiler, n. /snoh meuh beel /, n., v. snowmobiled, snowmobiling. n. 1. Also called skimobile, snowcat. a motor vehicle with a revolving tread in the rear and steerable skis in the front, for traveling over snow. v.i. 2. to operate or ride in… …   Universalium

  • snowmobile — UK [ˈsnəʊməˌbiːl] / US [ˈsnoʊməˌbɪl] noun [countable] Word forms snowmobile : singular snowmobile plural snowmobiles a small vehicle used for travelling over snow and ice …   English dictionary

  • snowmobile — 1. noun A vehicle with skis at the front and rubber tracks at the rear, used for travelling over snow, sometimes as sport Syn: Skidoo, Ski Doo, snowmachine, snow machine 2 …   Wiktionary

  • snowmobile — noun Snowmobile is used before these nouns: ↑trail …   Collocations dictionary

  • snowmobile — [[t]sno͟ʊməbiːl[/t]] snowmobiles N COUNT A snowmobile is a small vehicle built to move across snow and ice …   English dictionary

  • snowmobile — [ snəʊməbi:l] noun a motor vehicle, especially one with runners or caterpillar tracks, for travelling over snow. verb [often as noun snowmobiling] travel by snowmobile …   English new terms dictionary

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