quadricycle

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quadricycle

[′kwäd·rə‚sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A four-wheeled human-powered land vehicle, usually propelled by the action of the rider's feet on the pedals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Renault Twizy launched in Europe as a "quadracycle", a mix of car and scooter with a 49-mph top speed.
Earlier this year, DHL introduced a new vehicle called "Cubicycle" to its fleet in the Netherlands, which is a quadracycle with a removable container that has a cargo volume of one cubic meter.
The Hanson family of Kirkburton arrived in style on a Quadracycle dressed as the Flintstones.
Because you are only making short journeys the battery can be small, making the car smaller and cheaper to manufacture, but so far the most affordable electric car is the G-Whizz, a vehicle that is technically a quadracycle and therefore does not need to pass any of the stringent crash tests of regular cars.
(I couldn't stand to be out of the water, but the resort also has an 18-hole putting golf course, four-wheel quadracycle surrey and bike rentals, and a decent-size fitness center.)
Although the "quadracycle" vehicle is suitable for both on and off-road use, it is expected to be in demand from companies and organisations running large estates and land holdings.
On Sunday, he decided to take a lonely ride with a massive quadracycle in the surroundings.
David and his dad customized a four-wheel, pedal-powered "quadracycle" with solar power panels that charge an onboard battery.
Mathez believes that alternative energy sources, like the solar cells on David's quadracycle, are important in reducing the amount of fossil fuels people use.
THE first ever attempt to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats on a quadracycle is aiming to raise pounds 50,000 for charity.
Model DT-5040 is a quadracycle drying time recorder with one hour, six hour, 12 hour and 24 hour cycles.