Definición de bicycle en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈbʌɪsɪk(ə)l/


Imagen de bicycle
A vehicle consisting of two wheels held in a frame one behind the other, propelled by pedals and steered with handlebars attached to the front wheel.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One difference is that a bus has many wheels whereas a bicycle has only two wheels.
  • I would be only too pleased to have bicycles passing my front door rather than noisy, speeding vehicles.
  • An 11 year old boy fell off his bicycle and sustained a handlebar injury to his upper abdomen.
cycle, two-wheeler, pedal cycle;
mountain bike, racing bike, racer, roadster, shopper;
tandem, unicycle, tricycle
informal bike, pushbike
historical penny-farthing, velocipede, boneshaker


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Ride a bicycle: they spent the holidays bicycling around the beautiful Devonshire countryside
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All of these articles have one main point in common; don't let back pain keep you from bicycling.
  • They are not only functional for bicycling, but for any activity where you are going to work up a sweat.
  • The best moment is when he is bicycling around his airy grounds on an old-fashioned push-bike, his knees bobbing up and down as he pedals, and then has to brake to answer a call on his mobile phone.



Pronunciación: /ˈbʌɪsɪklɪst/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • What else can the average bicyclist do to support bicycling infrastructure?
  • The invention of variable gearing enabled bicyclists and cars alike to change the speed of peak efficiency.
  • As a bicyclist, I am familiar with the handlebar tape used on racing bicycles, and I thought it might be useful to provide a better grip on my downtubes.


Mid 19th century: from bi- 'two' + Greek kuklos 'wheel'.

  • The velocipede (literally ‘rapid foot’) was the early form of bicycle, which is formed from bi- ‘two’ and Greek kuklos ‘wheel’. The abbreviation bike was not long to follow, in the late 19th century. A tricycle as a name for a three-wheeled coach drawn by two horses, dates from the 1820s, with the abbreviation trike appearing in the 1880s. Unicycle, from uni- ‘one’, was first recorded in the US in the 1860s.

Palabras que riman con bicycle

icicle, tricycle

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Saltos de línea: bi|cycle

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