Simple Definition of motor vehicle
: a vehicle (such as a car, truck, or motorcycle) that is powered by a motor
Full Definition of motor vehicle
: an automotive vehicle not operated on rails; especially : one with rubber tires for use on highways
Examples of motor vehicle
You can register your car at the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
<got a license to drive a motor vehicle the minute she turned 16>
First Known Use of motor vehicle
MOTOR VEHICLE Defined for Kids
Definition of motor vehicle
: a motorized vehicle (as an automobile or motorcycle) not operated on rails
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