Means of Transportation

a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
abandoned ship
a ship abandoned on the high seas
a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles
aerial ladder truck
a fire engine carrying ladders
aerial tramway
a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
air-to-air missile
a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another
air-to-ground missile
a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground
a subsonic jet airliner operated over short distances
a vehicle that can fly
aircraft carrier
a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
a commercial airplane that carries passengers
a steerable self-propelled aircraft
all-terrain bike
a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country
Alpine lift
a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis
a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
an airplane designed to take off and land on water
a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
a bulldozer with an angled moldboard to push earth to one side
(military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood
armored car
a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
armored car
an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables
armored combat vehicle
an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
armored vehicle
a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
articulated lorry
a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
assault gun
an armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry
attack aircraft
a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
attack submarine
a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping
a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller
automotive vehicle
a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
auxiliary research submarine
a submarine for research purposes
United States military aircraft; B- stands for bomber
baby buggy
a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
baggage car
a railway car where passengers' bags are carried
ballistic capsule
a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
ballistic missile
a missile that is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target
large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
banana boat
a ship designed to transport bananas
a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band
a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions
a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top
barrage balloon
an elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low
a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
battle cruiser
a cruiser of maximum speed and firepower
large and heavily armoured warship
beach buggy
a recreational vehicle with large tires used on beaches or sand dunes
beach waggon
a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
old fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other
birch bark
a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree
black Maria
van used by police to transport prisoners
a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
a ship that runs through or around a naval blockade
a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations
a small vessel for travel on water
boat train
a train taking passengers to or from a port
a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
formerly two short sleds coupled together
an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
any wheeled vehicle that is dilapidated and uncomfortable
a van with shelves of books; serves as a mobile library or bookstore
a cargo ship
a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides
two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts
two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
brilliant pebble
a code name for a small computerized heat-seeking missile that was supposed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles
a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
light carriage; pulled by a single horse
an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
buffet car
a passenger car where food is served in transit
a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
a high-speed passenger train
a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor
a car that is old and unreliable
small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
cabin car
a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train
cabin cruiser
a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
cabin liner
a liner with cabins for passengers
a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition
a low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage
a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
camper trailer
a trailer equipped for occupancy (especially for holiday trips)
a recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling
canal boat
a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals
small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
capital ship
a warship of the first rank in size and armament
a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
car carrier
a trailer that can be loaded with new cars for delivery to sales agencies
car train
a train that transports passengers and their automobiles
car transporter
a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
a ferry that transports motor vehicles
a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
a camper equipped with living quarters
cargo helicopter
a helicopter that carries cargo
cargo liner
a liner that carries cargo
cargo ship
a ship designed to carry cargo
cargo ships
conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
a railcar where passengers ride
a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
a boat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck
a sailboat with a single mast set far forward
a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
cattle boat
a cargo ship for the transport of livestock
cattle car
a freight car for transporting cattle
chair car
a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
chair lift
a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable
a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome
a child's word for locomotive
an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
chuck wagon
a wagon equipped with a cookstove and provisions (for cowboys)
a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
a fast sailing ship used in former times
club car
railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs
a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
coal car
freight car with fixed sides and no roof; for transporting coal
coaster wagon
a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
a small light flimsy boat
combat ship
a government ship that is available for waging war
a passenger train that is ridden primarily by passengers who travel regularly from one place to another
a small and economical car
Conestoga wagon
a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
container ship
a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes
a car that has top that can be folded or removed
a small rounded boat made of hides stretched over a wicker frame; still used in some parts of Great Britain
a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer
a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
covered couch
a litter with a cover for privacy
a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
cruise liner
a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises
cruise missile
an unmanned aircraft that is a self-contained bomb
a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
a boat for communication between ship and shore
cycle rickshaw
a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling); used in the Orient for transporting passengers for hire
a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
a train or bus or taxi traveling empty
delivery truck
a van suitable for delivering goods or services to customers
delta wing
an airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
destroyer escort
warship smaller than a destroyer; designed to escort fleets or convoys
a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
diesel locomotive
a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine
a locomotive driven by a hydraulic transmission system powered by a diesel engine
a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
a small locomotive
dirt bike
a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
dive bomber
a bomber that releases its bombs during a steep dive toward the target
a small low-powered electrically powered vehicle driven on a special platform where there are many others to be dodged
dog sled
a sled pulled by dogs
a cart drawn by a dog
conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
donkey cart
a cart with an underslung axle and two seats
donkey engine
a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard
a small motor vehicle
a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber
a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging
an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
dump truck
truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
a cart that can be tilted to empty contents without handling
a truck for collecting domestic refuse
electric locomotive
a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
a car that is powered by electricity
a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
a guided missile developed by the French government for use against ships
express luxury liner
a liner equipped for sumptuous living
public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
factory ship
a whaling ship equipped to process whale products at sea
an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
a fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean
a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
a race car that finishes a race
fire engine
any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire
a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront
fishing boat
a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag
freight car without permanent sides or roof
fleet ballistic missile submarine
a submarine carrying ballistic missiles
a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
flying boat
a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
sailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them
a hackney carriage with four wheels
freight car
a railway car that carries freight
freight liner
a long-distance express freight train between industrial centers and seaports with facilities for rapid loading and unloading of goods
freight train
a railroad train consisting of freight cars
a United States warship larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser
a medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries
funny wagon
an ambulance used to transport patients to a mental hospital
a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries
(classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
gas guzzler
a car with relatively low fuel efficiency
gas-turbine ship
a ship powered by a gas turbine
a horse-drawn carriage in India
small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
a small low motor vehicle with four wheels and an open framework; used for racing
golf cart
a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling; traditionally used on canals of Venice
a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof
Graf Zeppelin
a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs
ground-effect machine
a craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines
guard boat
a boat that is on guard duty (as in a harbor) around a fleet of warships
guard ship
a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron
guard's van
the car on a train that is occupied by the guard
guided missile
a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
guided missile cruiser
a cruiser that carries guided missiles
guided missile frigate
a frigate that carries guided missiles
a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols
a metal stretcher with wheels
gypsy cab
a taxicab that cruises for customers although it is licensed only to respond to calls
H.M.S. Bounty
a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat
a carriage for hire
half track
a motor vehicle propelled by half tracks; frequently used by the military
hand truck
a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
a small railroad car propelled by hand or by a small motor
hang glider
a glider resembling a large kite; the rider hangs from it while descending from a height
hangar queen
an airplane with a bad maintenance record
a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
a car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
a car having a hatchback door
a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
heat-seeking missile
a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine)
heavier-than-air craft
a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
horse cart
heavy cart; drawn by a horse; used for farm work
horse-drawn vehicle
a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses
horseless carriage
an early term for an automobile
hospital ship
a ship built to serve as a hospital; used for wounded in wartime
hospital train
a military train built to transport wounded troops to a hospital
hot rod
a car modified to increase its speed and acceleration
hot-air balloon
balloon for travel through the air in a basket suspended below a large bag of heated air
house trailer
a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy
a barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling
a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned
a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive
a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
an airplane that can land on or take off from water
a ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another
ice wagon
(formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door
ice yacht
a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation
a large sailing ship that was engaged in the British trade with India
a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft
iron horse
(c. 1840) an early term for a locomotive
a wooden warship of the 19th century that is plated with iron or steel armor
a kind of sedan chair used in India
jaunting car
an open two-wheeled one-horse cart formerly widely used in Ireland
a car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
a large jet plane that carries passengers
a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
jumbo jet
a very large jet plane
any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing
a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost
kite balloon
a barrage balloon with lobes at one end that keep it headed into the wind
a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
a space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet
landing craft
naval craft designed for putting ashore troops and equipment
a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
laundry cart
handcart for moving a load of laundry
laundry truck
van that picks up and delivers laundry
a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
Liberty ship
a slow cargo ship built during World War II
a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship
a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
lighter-than-air craft
aircraft supported by its own buoyancy
a ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable
a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
a car that is lent as a replacement for one that is under repair
public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
the largest boat carried by a merchant sailing vessel
a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides
a racing sled for one or two people
small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails
Mackinaw boat
a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes
a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
mail boat
a boat for carrying mail
mail car
a railway car in which mail is transported and sorted
mail train
a train that carries mail
a warship intended for combat
a man-portable surface-to-air missile
manufactured home
a large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing
marsh buggy
an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620
an ironclad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North
meteorological balloon
a small unmanned balloon set aloft to observe atmospheric conditions
military plane
an aircraft designed and used for combat
military vehicle
vehicle used by the armed forces
milk float
a van (typically powered by electricity) with an open side that is used to deliver milk to houses
milk wagon
wagon for delivering milk
ship equipped for laying marine mines
ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines
small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
a minicar used as a taxicab
a car that is even smaller than a subcompact car
a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car
a strategic weapon system using a guided missile of intercontinental range; missiles are equipped with nuclear warheads and dispersed in hardened silos
a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
Model T
the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford from 1908 to 1927
an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
an airplane with a single wing
a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine
motor scooter
a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
moving van
a van used for moving home or office furniture
multiengine airplane
a plane with two or more engines
multistage rocket
a rocket having two or more rocket engines (each with its own fuel) that are fired in succession and jettisoned when the fuel is exhausted
a commercial airliner with a single aisle
a submarine that is propelled by nuclear power
a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
Norfolk wherry
sailing barge used especially in East Anglia
nuclear-powered ship
ship whose motive power comes from the energy of a nuclear reactor
oil tanker
a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
Old Ironsides
a United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston
an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
heavier-than-air craft that is propelled by the flapping of wings
a motorboat with an outboard motor
outrigger canoe
a seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsetting
a cart that is drawn by an ox
pace car
a high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course
paddle steamer
a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels
a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
panda car
a police cruiser
a large moving van (especially one used for moving furniture)
an armored vehicle or tank
passenger ship
a ship built to carry passengers
passenger train
a train that carries passengers
passenger van
a van that carries passengers
pastry cart
a serving cart for displaying pastry desserts to restaurant patrons
patrol boat
a vessel assigned to patrol an area
personnel carrier
a military vehicle (usually armored) for transporting military personnel and their equipment
large open car seating four with folding top
a vehicle performing sentinel duty
picket boat
a boat serving as a picket
picket ship
a ship serving as a picket
a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
pilot balloon
meteorological balloon used to observe air currents
pilot boat
a boat to carry pilots to and from large ships
pilot engine
a locomotive that precedes a train to check the track
a ship that is manned by pirates
pocket battleship
a small battleship built to conform with treaty limitations on tonnage and armament (from 1925 to 1930)
police boat
a boat used by harbor police
(nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
post chaise
closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail
a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation
any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
propeller plane
an airplane that is driven by a propeller
an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
PT boat
a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat; P(atrol) T(orpedo) boat
public transport
conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
Pullman car
luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
a one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners
an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole
a bicycle that must be pedaled
a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities
race car
a fast car that competes in races
a small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail
racing boat
a boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing
racing gig
a light narrow racing boat for two or more oarsmen
racing shell
a very light narrow racing boat
racing skiff
a shell for a single oarsman
racing yacht
an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
railroad train
public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
reconnaissance plane
a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy
reconnaissance vehicle
fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top
refrigerator car
a freight car that is equipped with refrigeration system
an expensive or high-class hackney
research rocket
a rocket fired for test purposes
a sailing vessel with a specified rig
river boat
a boat used on rivers or to ply a river
road roller
vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
roll-on roll-off
a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
rolling stock
collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier
rope tow
a ski tow offering only a moving rope to hold onto
rowing boat
a rowboat
a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
safety bicycle
bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear
a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
sailing ship
a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
sailing warship
a warship that was powered by sails and equipped with many heavy guns; not built after the middle of the 19th century
a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target
an Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars
school bus
a bus used to transport children to or from school
school ship
a ship used to train students as sailors
sailing vessel used in former times
child's two-wheeled vehicle operated by foot
a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold
any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends
a racing shell that is propelled by sculls
sea boat
a boat that is seaworthy; that is adapted to the open seas
secondhand car
a car that has been previously owned; not a new car
a closed litter for one passenger
self-propelled vehicle
a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
serving cart
a handcart for serving food
a shallow-draft sailboat with a sharp prow, flat bottom, and triangular sail; formerly used along the northern Atlantic coast of the United States
a fast schooner once used by New England fisherman for illegal fishing in Canadian waters
a vessel that carries passengers or freight
a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
shooting brake
another name for a station wagon
shopping cart
a handcart that holds groceries or other goods while shopping
a river steamboat on which theatrical performances could be given (especially on the Mississippi River)
a vessel engaged in shrimping
a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips
public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that flies back and forth between two points
shuttle bus
shuttle consisting of a bus that travels between two points
shuttle helicopter
a helicopter that shuttles back and forth
a paddle steamer having a paddle wheel on each side
conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle
air-to-air missile with infrared homing device
single prop
a propeller plane with a single propeller
single-rotor helicopter
a helicopter having a single rotor
sister ship
a ship that is one of two or more similar ships built at the same time
a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
an airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
a vehicle resembling a bicycle but having skis instead of wheels; the rider wears short skis for balancing
a tractor used to haul logs over rough terrain
any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor
helicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects
slave ship
a ship used to transport slaves from their homes to places of bondage
a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
slip carriage
a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train
a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
sloop of war
a sailing or steam warship having cannons on only one deck
a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
small boat
a boat that is small
small ship
a ship that is small
a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke
a kind of snowmobile
tracked vehicle for travel on snow having skis in front
a vehicle used to push snow from roads
sound truck
a truck equipped with a loudspeaker and used for advertising
sounding rocket
a research rocket used to obtain information about the atmosphere at various altitudes
space probe
a rocket-propelled guided missile that can escape the earth's atmosphere; makes observations of the solar system that cannot be made by terrestrial observation
space shuttle
a reusable spacecraft with wings for a controlled descent through the Earth's atmosphere
a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
a fast motorboat
sport car
a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
a square-rigged sailing ship
a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
Stanley Steamer
a steam-powered automobile
stealth aircraft
an aircraft designed in accordance with technology that makes detection by radar difficult
stealth bomber
a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar
stealth fighter
a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs
steam locomotive
a locomotive powered by a steam engine
a boat propelled by a steam engine
a ship powered by one or more steam engines
a paddle steamer having the paddle wheel in the stern
a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
stock car
a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car
stock car
a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
boxcar with latticed sides; for transporting livestock
a streamlined train
a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
a car smaller than a compact car
a warship designed to operate under water
subway train
a train that runs in a subway system
a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
the largest class of oil tankers
supply ship
ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
surface lift
a ski tow that pulls skiers up a slope without lifting them off the ground
surface ship
a warship that operates on the surface of the water
a boat that can be launched or landed in heavy surf
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats
tandem trailer
trucking rig with two trailers in tandem
tank destroyer
an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
tank engine
a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
tanker plane
an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire
tea cart
serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments
a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
a warship carrying guns on three decks
any ship having three decks
tin can
informal term for a destroyer
a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
torpedo boat
small high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters
torpedo-boat destroyer
small destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats
tow car
a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
tracked vehicle
a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks
trackless trolley
a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
traction engine
steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other than tracks
a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications
a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans
a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine
a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
transport ship
a ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment
a light two-wheeled carriage
treasure ship
a 16th-century ship loaded with treasure
trial balloon
a balloon sent up to test air currents
a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
a fast sailboat with 3 parallel hulls
ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side
a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
troop carrier
any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops
ship for transporting troops
a farm dumpcart for carrying dung; carts of this type were used to carry prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution
twin-aisle airplane
a commercial airliner with two aisles
a jet plane propelled by two jet engines
a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
USS Cole
a United States destroyer
a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
a truck with an enclosed cargo space
(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
a conveyance that transports people or objects
any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
a craft designed for water transportation
any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
large open farm wagon
water cart
cart with a tank for water (especially with fresh water for sale)
water waggon
a wagon that carries water (as for troops or work gangs or to sprinkle down dusty dirt roads in the summertime)
watering cart
water cart with a tank and sprinkler for sprinkling roads
weapons carrier
military vehicle that is a light truck designed to carry mortars or machine guns and their crews
weather ship
an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
welcome wagon
a wheeled vehicle carrying information and gifts from local merchants for new residents in an area
a long narrow boat designed for quick turning and use in rough seas
a ship engaged in whale fishing
wheeled vehicle
a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors
a large sailing ship
a ship that has been destroyed at sea
a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)