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wheelbase Line breaks: wheel|base
Pronunciation: /ˈwiːlbeɪs/

Definition of wheelbase in English:


The distance between the front and rear axles of a vehicle: [in combination]: a short-wheelbase model
More example sentences
  • Another problem with a big truck and a short wheelbase and a single rear axle is the bounce.
  • Visteon's portable dyno can handle vehicles with wheelbases from 85 to 190 in., though pickups with dual rear wheels are too wide to fit comfortably.
  • That's 6.1 in. shorter than the previous model, and the wheelbase is reduced by 1.6 in.

Words that rhyme with wheelbase

airbase • freebase
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