from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cumbrous two-wheeled pleasure carriage used in Cuba.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A two-wheeled carriage formerly much used in Cuba. The body is in front of the axle; the driver rides on the horse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, in a light, rapid manner.
- n. A two-wheeled vehicle peculiar to Spanish-American countries, having a chaisebody hung forward of the axle, and driven by a postilion.
Spanish word volante to any one I had sent on an errand, and that I had determined to GALLICISE the English word TO SIP, which means to drink in small quantities.
The physiology of taste; or Transcendental gastronomy. Illustrated by anecdotes of distinguished artists and statesmen of both continents by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson.
The volante is the vehicle which the Cubans specially affect; it is like a Hansom cab, but the wheels are much taller, six and a half feet high, and the black driver sits postillion-wise upon the horse.
Spanish word volante to any one I had sent on an errand, and that
"Now tell us what happened?" asked Frank, as they started back toward the city in a hired "volante," or native carriage, that had been passing, by good luck, as they finished their cleaning process.
But, Rafael Carioca is a player who has been consistent all season as a "volante" (the Brazilian term for a defensive midfielder) and appears to be following in the footsteps of two former Gremio midfielders currently plying their trade in the Premier League: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva and Manchester United's Anderson.
IMScouting's player to watch: Rafael Carioca (The new Dunga) player to watch is Gremio's "volante" Rafael Carioca.
Iba al volante de una furgoneta, con cuatro misioneros más que acudían a una reunión con sus hermanos, los oblatos de la Delegación de Guatemala.
In his popular Mercurio volante, con noticias importantes y curiosas sobre física y medicina, José Ignacio Bartolache described with excitement the new instruments used for charting weather patterns, the thermometer and barometer.
La notazione ascesa del eponimo fu dovuta, soprattutto, vals ricavati dello comprendenti comportamentismo, elettronica golden le navate volante semplicistiche non video giochi calcio riuscito abbassando analizzare e fosfati i sovrapporsi umani complessi.
There is a saying that “women driving, constant danger” mulher ao volante, perigo constante.