four-wheel drive

noun

Definition of four-wheel drive

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

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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