browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

perambulatormore about perambulator

perambulator


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Perambulator  \Per*am"bu*la`tor\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  perambulates. 
 
  2.  A  surveyor's  instrument  for  measuring  distances.  It 
  consists  of  a  wheel  arranged  to  roll  along  over  the 
  ground,  with  an  apparatus  of  clockwork,  and  a  dial  plate 
  upon  which  the  distance  traveled  is  shown  by  an  index.  See 
  {Odometer}. 
 
  3.  A  low  carriage  for  a  child,  propelled  by  pushing. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambulator  \Am"bu*la`tor\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  walks  about  a  walker. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  beetle  of  the  genus  {Lamia}. 
  b  A  genus  of  birds,  or  one  of  this  genus. 
 
  3.  An  instrument  for  measuring  distances;  --  called  also 
  {perambulator}.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  perambulator 
  n  :  a  small  carriage  in  which  a  baby  or  child  is  pushed  around 
  [syn:  {baby  buggy},  {baby  carriage},  {pram},  {stroller}, 
  {go-cart},  {pushchair},  {pusher}] 




more about perambulator