Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A tricycle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tricycle.
  • n. A triceratops.
  • v. to tricycle; to travel by tricycle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A contraction of tricycle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals

Etymologies

Shortening of tricycle. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Look at the picks, the quads are half buried, no way a trike is going to go far.

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  • Use of trichloroethylene TCE - often known as 'trike' - was strictly curtailed across the European Union after 2001, following the discovery that it could cause cancer.

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  • Rather, their preferred mode of transportation is a 'trike' - a reconfigured motorcycle with three wheels.

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  • Where access by car is not possible, or locations are off the beaten track, Google uses its custom made 'trike' - a three wheeled bike mounted with a camera, to take the images.

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  • Admittedly all I can see of the trike is the red blur, but it's too big to be the bin, so the trike it is.

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  • "I guess I just took to cycling, but it does surprise me how much I love it," says Mr. Zander, who plans to buy a so-called trike bike (which allows the rider to sit in a chair-like seat while pedaling) when he gets too old to sit on an upright bicycle.

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  • We went to Waitrose after that, and on the way home found that the lights on the trike are a bit dodgy.

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  • The trike was a definite hit to his manly manliness for me.

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  • Powered by a 103 cubic inch twin cam engine which delivers 101 lb/ft of torque at 3,500 RPM, the trike is a touring bike for those wanting extra stability.

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  • All the images were shot with Google's special Street View trike, which is able to reach places the cars can't.

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