I was strongly recommended to mercy and got off with fourteen years’ transportation. The unfortunate Mill, who was tried after me, with a mere dry-eyed barrister to defend him, was hanged. Departure from Fort Osage Modes of transportation Pack- horses Wagons Walker and Cerre; their characters Buoyant feelings on launching […]

Bicycle predecessors Historians disagree about the invention of the bicycle, and many dates are challenged. It is most likely that no individual qualifies as the inventor and that the bicycle evolved through the efforts of many. Although Leonardo da Vinci was credited with having sketched a bicycle in 1492 in […]

To save this word, you’ll need to log in. au·​to | ˈȯ-(ˌ)tō , ˈä- Definition of auto  (Entry 1 of 3) Definition of auto (Entry 2 of 3) Definition of auto- (Entry 3 of 3) Examples of auto in a Sentence Noun the auto gave people a level of mobility that they […]

vehicle  [ve´ĭ-k’l] 2. any medium through which an impulse is propagated. ve·hi·cle (vē’hi-kĕl), 1. An excipient or a menstruum; a substance, usually without therapeutic action, used as a medium to give bulk for the administration of medicines. 2. An inanimate substance (for example, food, milk, dust, clothing, instrument) by which […]

What Is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)? A special purpose vehicle, also called a special purpose entity (SPE), is a subsidiary created by a parent company to isolate financial risk. Its legal status as a separate company makes its obligations secure even if the parent company goes bankrupt. Key Takeaways […]

Arizona: Delivery by private vehicle or by any other method or carrier is an explicitly protected activity under P.L. In its final ruling, FMCSA also stated: “Iowa DOT (Department of Transportation) noted that several carriers have removed the floor from flatbed vehicles, leaving the floor cross bracing intact, creating a […]

In a metaphor, the vehicle is the figure of speech itself–that is, the immediate image that embodies or “carries” the tenor (the subject of the metaphor). The interaction of vehicle and tenor results in the meaning of the metaphor. For example, if you call a person who spoils other people’s fun a “wet […]

A useless strip of white chaf–oh, no, he was guiding the auto car–of white chiffon–or perhaps it was grenadine or tulle–was tied beneath her chin, pretending to hold her bonnet in place. 3 disclosed the belief that in occupying the highest seat in a Rubberneck auto they were travelling the […]

They then play up to the idea by leaving this bicycle in the park as proof of the existence of some outsider. Here, after looking at the marks of the bicycle, which followed, going and coming, the neat footprints, I thought I might intervene. And then young Bert Smallways got […]

[ aw-toh ]SHOW IPA / ˈɔ toʊ /PHONETIC RESPELLING noun, plural au·tos. adjective of or relating to automobiles: an auto salesman; auto detailing. QUIZZES How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz! If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no […]

Directly opposite to him came a strange one-horse vehicle, evidently rigged up by soldiers out of any available materials and looking like something between a cart, a cabriolet, and a caleche. His head came scarcely above the back of the little vehicle, his hands and body were motionless. On the […]