wheelbase
noun Date: 1863 the distance in inches between the front and rear axles of an automotive vehicle

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  • wheelbase — ► NOUN ▪ the distance between the front and rear axles of a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • wheelbase — [hwēlbās΄, wēlbās΄] n. the length of a motor vehicle between the centers of the front and rear wheels …   English World dictionary

  • Wheelbase — In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels. Road In automobiles, the wheelbase is the horizontal distance between the center of the front wheel, and the center of the rear wheel …   Wikipedia

  • wheelbase — UK [ˈwiːlˌbeɪs] / US [ˈwɪlˌbeɪs] / US [ˈhwɪlˌbeɪs] noun [countable] Word forms wheelbase : singular wheelbase plural wheelbases the distance between the front and back wheels of a vehicle …   English dictionary

  • wheelbase — [[t](h)wi͟ːlbeɪs[/t]] wheelbases N COUNT: usu sing The wheelbase of a car or other vehicle is the distance between its front and back wheels …   English dictionary

  • wheelbase — važiuoklės bazė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Atstumas tarp dviejų iš eilės ratų centrų. Jeigu transporto priemonė turi daugiau kaip dvi ašis, šis atstumas yra nurodomas nuoseklia tvarka nuo priekinio iki užpakalinio rato. atitikmenys: angl …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wheelbase — The distance between the front and the rear axles on a vehicle, motorcycle, or bicycle. In a few cars (e.g., Renault 5), the wheelbase is longer on one side of the vehicle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wheelbase — /hweel bays , weel /, n. Auto. the distance from the center of the front wheel spindle to the center of the rear wheel axle. [1885 90; WHEEL + BASE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wheelbase — noun the horizontal distance between the front and rear axles of a road or rail vehicle. See Also: track, wheel, axletree …   Wiktionary

  • wheelbase — wheel|base [ˈwi:lbeıs] n technical the distance between the front and back ↑axles of a vehicle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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