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car (s) (noun), cars
1. An automobile or a four-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.
2. A vehicle running on rails; such as, a streetcar or a railroad car.
3. The part of an elevator, balloon, modern airship, etc., that carries the passengers, freight, etc.
4. Especially in Britain, any wheeled vehicle; such as, a farm cart or wagon (which is closer to its Latin origin).
5. A chariot, as of war or triumph.
6. From earlier times: a cart or a carriage.
7. Etymology: from Latin carrum, carrus; plural, carra; originally "a two-wheeled Celtic war chariot".
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(Latin: wagon, cart; wheeled vehicle)
Word Entries containing the term: “car
A carnation is a country where everyone owns a car.
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Carnation: A country where everyone owns a car.
electric car, electromobile (s) (noun); electric cars, electromobiles (pl)
1. A passenger vehicle that is powered exclusively by an electrochemical power source, or partially so powered; such as, a hybrid electric car.
2. An automobile powered by a motor supplied with electric current from a storage battery or other device; such as, a fuel cell.

Electric cars were popular between the late 1890's and 1910 and interest in them has revived with new methods of generating electrical power.

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Going to church doesn't make a person a Christian, any more than standing in a garage makes him or her a car.
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(scientific terms about the use of vehicles including cars, trucks, or any automobiles including their technology as related to transportation)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “car
Automobile or Car Terms

Lists of automobile words that are based on technical applications related to cars.

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hybrid car
Hybrid cars have two sources of power:
  1. An ordinary gasoline engine, powered by a fuel tank.
  2. An electric motor, powered by batteries.

The driver can switch between gasoline and electric power to suit different driving conditions.

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squadrol: squad car + patrol wagon
1. A police vehicle that serves the purposes of both a patrol wagon and squad car.
2. A blend of squad car and patrol wagon.
  • Squad car: A police car linked by radio with police headquarters.
  • Patrol wagon: An enclosed police vehicle for transporting prisoners.
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