Associations to the word «Vehicle»

Wiktionary

VEHICLE, noun. A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.
VEHICLE, noun. A medium for expression of talent or views.
VEHICLE, noun. A liquid content (e.g. oil) which acts as a binding and drying agent in paint. (FM 55-501).
VEHICLE, noun. (pharmaceuticals) The main excipient (such as an oil or gel) that conveys the active ingredient of a drug.
VEHICLE, noun. An entity to achieve an end.
VEHICLE, noun. (Buddhism) A mode or method of spiritual practice; a yana.
VEHICLE, noun. (Hinduism) An animal or (rarely) a plant on which a Hindu deity rides or sits
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, noun. (US) A mandatory unique number assigned to each vehicle produced, stamped into the metal on the dashboard on the driver's side (viewable through the windshield), on the engine block and at least one other place somewhere on the body of the vehicle.

Dictionary definition

VEHICLE, noun. A conveyance that transports people or objects.
VEHICLE, noun. A medium for the expression or achievement of something; "his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"; "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"; "the play was just a vehicle to display her talents".
VEHICLE, noun. Any substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it.
VEHICLE, noun. Any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another.

Wise words

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