Roget category 2722. Words relating to space
› 2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.1. Motion in general
common carrier —
truck, tram — cariole, carriole† — limber, tumbrel, pontoon — barrow — wheel barrow, hand barrow — perambulator — Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair — chaise — palankeen†, palanquin — litter, brancard†, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance — black Maria — conestoga wagon, conestoga wain — jinrikisha, ricksha, brett†, dearborn [U.S.], dump cart, hack, hackery†, jigger, kittereen†, mailstate†, manomotor†, rig, rockaway†, prairie schooner [U.S.], shay, sloven, team, tonga†, wheel — hobbyhorse, go-cart — cycle — bicycle, bike, two-wheeler — tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle†.
equipage, turn-out — coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle†, tilbury†, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence†, calash, caleche [Fr.], britzka†, araba†, kibitka† — berlin — sulky, desobligeant [Fr.], sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse [Fr.] — jaunting car, outside car — dandi† — doolie†, dooly† — munchil†, palki† — roller skates, skate — runabout — ski — tonjon† — vettura†.
post chaise, diligence, stage — stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach — stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet†, cab, hansom, shofle†, four-wheeler, growler, droshki†, drosky†.
dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem — shandredhan†, char-a-bancs [Fr.].
motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan — wheels [Coll.], sports car, roadster, gran turismo [It], jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer — golf cart, electric wagon — taxicab, cab, taxicoach†, checker cab, yellow cab — station wagon, family car — motorcycle, motor bike, side car — van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus — truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor-trailer, road train, articulated vehicle — racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car.
bob, bobsled, bobsleigh† — cutter — double ripper, double runner [U.S.] — jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan.
train — accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train — 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment — rolling stock — horse box, cattle truck — baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car — surface car, tram car, trolley car — box car, box wagon — horse car [U.S.] — bullet train, shinkansen [Jap.], cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express — luggage van — mail, mail car, mail van.
shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe — spade, spaddle†, loy† — spud — pitchfork — post hole digger.
[powered construction vehicles] tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller — pile driver — crane, wrecking crane.
The content on this page comes straight from Project Gutenberg Etext of Roget's Thesaurus No. Two, which consists of the acclaimed work by Peter Mark Roget augmented with more recent material. Some changes where made to the formatting for improved readability.
Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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