Definition of snowmobile
: any of various automotive vehicles for travel on snow; specifically : an open vehicle for usually one or two persons with steerable skis on the front and an endless belt at the rear
Recent Examples of snowmobile from the Web
Even in summer, Iceland offers snowmobile trips and hiking on glaciers, kayaking outings in majestic fjords and warming soaks in geothermal pools.
The legislation, which council is expected to act on in July, creates a new section of the city's code that governs snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, off-road bikes like mini bikes and dirt bikes, and some boats.
Ryan Barwick rents snowmobiles at his wintertime Grand Adventures and offers rafting at his warm-weather Mad Adventures.
The former snowmobile unit of Bombardier Inc. is shifting work to Mexico in a bid to lower costs.
But BRP, which owns brands like Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo, and Can-Am, is still developing these engines for outboard boat motors and snowmobiles because the two-stroke is still unbeatable for simplicity and power-to-weight ratio.
Residents of Pond Inlet use snowmobiles in the winter, as well as all-terrain vehicles and motorboats in the summer, to hunt and get around.
After trying to dig out the snowmobiles, the men spent the night in a snow hut before they were rescued.
Searchers noted that snowshoe tracks led away from the snowmobile.
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First Known Use of snowmobile
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Definition of snowmobile for English Language Learners
: a vehicle used for traveling on snow or ice
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Definition of snowmobile for Students
: a small motor vehicle designed for travel on snow
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