vehicle wheelbase


vehicle wheelbase
the characteristic length upon which aerodynamic moment coefficients are based.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Wheelbase — In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels. Road In automobiles, the wheelbase is the horizontal distance between the center of the front wheel, and the center of the rear wheel …   Wikipedia

  • wheelbase — ► NOUN ▪ the distance between the front and rear axles of a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • wheelbase — [hwēlbās΄, wēlbās΄] n. the length of a motor vehicle between the centers of the front and rear wheels …   English World dictionary

  • wheelbase — The distance between the front and the rear axles on a vehicle, motorcycle, or bicycle. In a few cars (e.g., Renault 5), the wheelbase is longer on one side of the vehicle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wheelbase — UK [ˈwiːlˌbeɪs] / US [ˈwɪlˌbeɪs] / US [ˈhwɪlˌbeɪs] noun [countable] Word forms wheelbase : singular wheelbase plural wheelbases the distance between the front and back wheels of a vehicle …   English dictionary

  • wheelbase — [[t](h)wi͟ːlbeɪs[/t]] wheelbases N COUNT: usu sing The wheelbase of a car or other vehicle is the distance between its front and back wheels …   English dictionary

  • wheelbase — noun Date: 1863 the distance in inches between the front and rear axles of an automotive vehicle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wheelbase — noun the horizontal distance between the front and rear axles of a road or rail vehicle. See Also: track, wheel, axletree …   Wiktionary

  • wheelbase — wheel|base [ˈwi:lbeıs] n technical the distance between the front and back ↑axles of a vehicle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wheelbase — wheel|base [ wil,beıs, hwil,beıs ] noun count the distance between the front and back wheels of a vehicle …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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