Vehicle vs Uav - What's the difference?

vehicle | uav |

As a noun vehicle

is a conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.



(en noun)
  • A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.
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  • A medium for expression of talent or views.
  • A liquid content (e.g. oil) which acts as a binding and drying agent in paint. (FM 55-501).
  • An entity to achieve an end.
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  • (Buddhism) A mode or method of spiritual practice; a yana.
  • (Hinduism) An animal or (rarely) a plant on which a Hindu deity rides or sits
  • Synonyms

    * (Hinduism) vahan


    * See also

    Derived terms

    * long vehicle * in-vehicle * vehicular



    ===(en)=== (en noun)
  • (aviation) Unmanned aerial vehicle; an unpiloted aircraft capable of controlled, sustained, level flight.
  • * See Wikipedia article on (Unmanned aerial vehicle)
  • Derived terms

    * UCAV

    See also

    * drone


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