vehicle-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a conveyance or transporter, often wheeled

Commentary: VEHICLE[+artifact][+conveyance][+/-wheeled] [+role][+transporter]

All unauthorized vehicles will be towed from the premises.
At the museum we saw one of the space vehicles that explored the moon.
A column of armored vehicles moved across the desert floor.
They traveled by horse rather than by vehicle.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a medium of expression, a channel

Commentary: VEHICLE[+abstract][+channel][+form][+literary/+technological/+theatrical] [+role][+channel][+expression]

Retailers are developing new marketing strategies through the vehicle of the Internet.
This film is a great vehicle for the actor's talent as a comedian.
He wants the forum to be a vehicle for the communication of new ideas.
Joan uses the vehicle of poetry primarily but also writes short stories.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: an inert chemical binder

Commentary: VEHICLE[+substance][+chemical][+inert] [+role][+binder][+medicine/+dye]

The medicine is administered through the vehicle of a thick sweet syrup.
This pigment won't take as a dye without the vehicle of a binder mixed in.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: any contaminated artifact which can transmit disease

Commentary: VEHICLE[+artifact][+contaminated][+disease][+towel/+clothing/+needle] [+role][+transmitter][+disease]

Contaminated hypodermic needles are a vehicle of spreading AIDS.
School costumes may have been the vehicle through which the head lice got spread.
This blanket was the vehicle by which small pox infected the town.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4