Definition of 'bicycle'

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Synonyms of "bicycle"
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French Translation of "bicycle"
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Example sentences containing 'bicycle'

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Remove the wheel from the bicycle frame. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their ceremony turned out to be on the same day as a bicycle ride through central London. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This leather bicycle is the wheel deal - if you have a spare couple of grand. The Sun (2016)His bicycle wheel mounted on a stool is also here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most residents use bicycles to get around. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You buy a bicycle after great deliberation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We had met on a bicycle ride. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bicycle is one of the most fantastic and beautifully simple inventions of our civilisation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The striker also delivered a spectacular bicycle kick but fired wide. The Sun (2012)And riding a bicycle with tiny wheels and very narrow handlebars. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Does anyone want to buy a bicycle? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And maybe talking about bicycles for one minute before going back to business as usual? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Combine these in the right way and you can unlock skills like bicycle kicks. The Sun (2014)My husband is suddenly inspired to buy me a bicycle that he promised to give me two years ago for my birthday. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This works rather like a bicycle pump: as the air gets squeezed it warms up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We can all use a bicycle instead, or a bus. The Sun (2010)Make a nick in the skin at the neck, and insert a bicycle pump. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They're going from a bicycle with one wheel to a bicycle with three wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They don't encourage people to use bicycles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A team of Chilean inventors has invented a lock formed from the frame of the bicycle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Think about how you learned to walk, ride a bicycle or drive a car, or acquire any other new skill. Pete Cohen and Sten Cummins with Jennai Cox HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)

Synonyms of 'bicycle'

bike, cycle, racer, mountain bike

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Translations for 'bicycle'

British English: bicycle /ˈbaɪsɪkl/ NOUN
A bicycle is a vehicle with two wheels which you ride by sitting on it and pushing two pedals with your feet.
  • American English: bicycle
  • Arabic: دَرَّاجَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bicicleta
  • Chinese: 自行车
  • Croatian: bicikl
  • Czech: jízdní kolo
  • Danish: cykel
  • Dutch: fiets
  • European Spanish: bicicleta
  • Finnish: polkupyörä
  • French: vélo
  • German: Fahrrad
  • Greek: ποδήλατο
  • Italian: bicicletta
  • Japanese: 自転車
  • Korean: 자전거
  • Norwegian: sykkel
  • Polish: rower
  • European Portuguese: bicicleta
  • Romanian: bicicletă
  • Russian: велосипед
  • Spanish: bicicleta
  • Swedish: cykel
  • Thai: จักรยาน
  • Turkish: bisiklet
  • Ukrainian: велосипед
  • Vietnamese: xe đạp


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