Definition of Four-wheel drive

1. Noun. A motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system.

Exact synonyms: 4wd
Generic synonyms: Automotive Vehicle, Motor Vehicle



2. Noun. A transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle.
Exact synonyms: 4wd
Generic synonyms: Transmission, Transmission System

Definition of Four-wheel drive

1. Noun. A four-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that allows all four wheels to receive torque from the engine simultaneously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Four-wheel Drive

four-seamer
four-seamers
four-sided
four-spot
four-square
four-strand crossing over
four-stroke engine
four-stroke engines
four-stroke internal-combustion engine
four-stroking
four-tailed bandage
four-vector
four-vectors
four-velocity
four-wheel
four-wheel drive (current term)
four-wheeled
four-wheeler
four-wheelers
four-wing flying fish
four L
four by two
four by twos
four door house
four fingers
four flush
four foot
four hundred
four o'clock

Literary usage of Four-wheel drive

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1. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"... Direct Drive Axle—Differential Locks—Single Chain Drive—Four Wheel Drive and Steer System—Front Wheel Drive System—Utility of Motor Car Brakes—Forms of ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"1—A couple-gear four wheel drive and four wheel steer Gas-Electric motive power truck. Especially designed (or suburban and other long distance work. ..."

3. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"... Bevel Drive Gearing—Two Speed Direct Drive Axle—Differential Locks—Single Chain Drive—Four Wheel Drive and Steer System—Front Wheel Drive System—Utility ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Virgin Islands by Lynne Sullivan (2000)
"Independent Four-Wheel Drive Tour The best way to explore St. John on your own is in an open-air four- wheel-drive vehicle that allows maximum visibility as ..."

5. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"Advantages of Four-Wheel Drive. It is claimed for the four-wheel drive that its four-wheel ... The four-wheel drive type will turn in a 48-foot circle, and, ..."

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