four–wheel drive

noun

Definition of four–wheel drive

  1. :  an automotive drive mechanism that acts on all four wheels of the vehicle; also :  a vehicle equipped with such a drive

1926

First Known Use of four–wheel drive

1926


FOUR–WHEEL DRIVE Defined for English Language Learners

four–wheel drive

noun

Definition of four–wheel drive for English Language Learners

  • : a system that applies engine power directly to all four wheels of a vehicle

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