Means of transportation


boat /bəʊt/
(n) a vehicle (smaller than a ship) that travels on water, moved by oars, sails or a motor
Example: Have you ever piloted a boat?

bus /bʌs/
(n) a large road vehicle that carries passengers, especially one that travels along a fixed route and stops regularly to let people get on and off
Example: You can catch a bus for Seattle at the bus station.

car /kɑː(r)/
(n) a road vehicle with an engine and four wheels that can carry a small number of passengers
Example: You might want to rent a car when you go on vacation.

plane /pleɪn/
(n) a flying vehicle with wings and one or more engines
Example: They boarded the plane and flew to Chicago.

scooter /ˈskuːtə/
a light motorcycle, usually with small wheels and a curved metal cover at the front to protect the rider’s legs

taxi /ˈtæksi/
(n) a car with a driver that you pay to take you somewhere. Taxis usually have meters that show how much money you have to pay.
Example: I got in a taxi and went to the train station.

train /treɪn/
(n) (v) a number of connected coaches or trucks, pulled by an engine or powered by a motor in each one, taking people and goods from one place to another
Example: I like riding on trains. It's a very relaxing way to travel.

transportation /ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃn/
(n) a system for carrying people or goods from one place to another using vehicles, roads, etc.
Example: the transportation industry