Means of Transportation

shooting brake
another name for a station wagon
 
coal car
freight car with fixed sides and no roof; for transporting coal
 
guard boat
a boat that is on guard duty (as in a harbor) around a fleet of warships
 
stage
a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
 
fishing boat
a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
 
rigger
a sailing vessel with a specified rig
 
compact
a small and economical car
 
limousine
large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
 
tractor
a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans
 
trail bike
a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
 
ski-plane
an airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
 
pushchair
a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
 
hovercraft
a craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines
 
cargo vessel
a ship designed to carry cargo
 
van
(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
 
destroyer
a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
 
commuter
a passenger train that is ridden primarily by passengers who travel regularly from one place to another
 
picket ship
a ship serving as a picket
 
autogyro
an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller
 
hansom
a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
 
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