from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Equipped with a motor.
  • adj. Supplied with motor vehicles.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of motorize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as motored. Opposite of unmotorized.
  • adj. Equipped with vehicles to permit rapid movement from place to place.

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

  • adj. equipped with a motor or motors
  • adj. using vehicles


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  • Players suit up for drills at Reliant Stadium and are shuttled to practice in motorized carts with bench-type seats to accommodate big bodies (some players walk).

    Eight years in, Texans still waiting for good times to roll

  • "Man pleads guilty to DWI in motorized La-Z-Boy" (Thanks, Carlo Longino!)

    Boing Boing

  • To the extent that s. 253 of the Criminal Code prevents people in motorized wheelchairs from getting drunk in situations where otherwise able bodied persons can become intoxicated, these provisions discriminate against disabled persons who use a motorized wheelchair as a means of mobility.

    Aussie Man Charged with Drunk Driving… in a Wheelchair : Law is Cool

  • Did you just say that you and Patricia were riding around in motorized canoes among dolphins??

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  • They whir through the canals in motorized water taxis that exceed speed limits - which are unenforced - because faster trips allow more rides, and more rides mean more revenue.

    Venice, Italy, a city truly being "adored to death"

  • More evidence that upside-down is not the same thing as backwards: Australians invent the all-terrain motorized skateboard, and ship it well before the Segway.

    Boing Boing: December 2, 2001 - December 8, 2001 Archives

  • Spectators were racing up the fairways beside him, outside the ropes, about 30,000 strong, riding in motorized wheelchairs, pushing baby joggers, pedaling mountain bikes, lugging stepladders, plastic pails and cardboard periscopes and screaming, "Go Tiger" and "You da man."

    Tiger rewrites golf history

  • The latter is sometimes called motorized infantry, or, not just in older times but with special operations forces working with guerillas, mounted infantry that go to the battle area on horseback, but dismount before combat. mechanized infantry: move by vehicles with light to medium armor, in some cases fighting from the vehicle, or dismounting to fight while heavier weapons on their

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  • The T10 is a single seater with a 600W motor (which is classified as a motorized four wheel bicycle -- 600 watts is less than one horsepower).

    does it come with a keychain?

  • An expert on wheelchair efficiency told me that wheelchairs use a smaller muscle group and can be less efficient, also that if I am fainting and need to carry oxygen, and considering the long term a motorized wheelchair is safer, less risky and more long term solution.

    Manual or power wheelchair; my choice and why I made it.


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