Definitions for bicycleˈbaɪ sɪ kəl, -ˌsɪk əl, -ˌsaɪ kəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bi•cy•cleˈbaɪ sɪ kəl, -ˌsɪk əl, -ˌsaɪ kəl(n.; v.)-cled, -cling.
(n.)a vehicle with two wheels in tandem, pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, handlebars for steering, and a saddlelike seat.
(v.i.)to ride a bicycle.
Origin of bicycle:
1865–70; < F; see bi -1, cycle
bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle(verb)
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel(verb)
ride a bicycle
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
bicycle(noun)ˈbaɪ sɪ kəl, -ˌsɪk əl, -ˌsaɪ kəl
a vehicle with two wheels and pedals; = bike
to ride a bicycle
A vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rideru2019s feet upon pedals.
A traveling block used on a cable in skidding logs.
The best possible hand in lowball.
To travel or exercise using a bicycle.
Origin: Often said to be from French, but probably coined from bi- ("two") + κύκλος on the pattern of tricycle.
a light vehicle having two wheels one behind the other. It has a saddle seat and is propelled by the rider's feet acting on cranks or levers
Translations for bicycle
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(often abbreviated to bike
- دَرّاجَةٌ هَوائيّهArabic
- bicicletaPortuguese (BR)
- jízdní koloCzech
- das FahrradGerman
- divritenis, velosipēdsLatvian
- 自行車Chinese (Trad.)
- با ئسیکل ، سائیکلUrdu
- 自行车Chinese (Simp.)
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