car car  /ˈkɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
  2. (n) a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
  3. (n) the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant
  4. (n) where passengers ride up and down
  5. (n) a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway

Usage(s):

  1. Somewhere between an early car and the head-in-the-bed scene in The Godfather, the Horsey Horseless, the brainfart of inventor Uriah Smith of Battle Creek, Mich.
  2. A recent poll by Hagerty Insurance asked enthusiasts to name the worst car design of all time: This glassine bolus of dorkiness is the pathetic winner.
  3. This is the car that gave Communism a bad name.

News

  1. Car prowler caught on TriMet cams

    PORTLAND – A thief broke into a car inside of a Northeast Portland parking garage and stole a woman’s purse with her IDs, credit cards, cash and a camera last April and now police need the public’s help tracking down the prowler. On April 27 at around 7:15 p.m., the thief hit the car in the Liberty Centre parking garage at 650 Northeast Holladay Street, police said. The thief was then caught on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

  2. Car vs. semi accident on San Jose

    A car vs. semi accident on San Jose Blvd. leaves at least one person in critical condition, according to Tom Francis with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  3. Car fire leaves one dead in Bloomington

    A car caught fire Wednesday morning in Bloomington and its lone occupant was killed, authorities said. The blaze occurred shortly after 8 a.m. near Old Cedar Avenue and 86th Street, about a quarter-mile west of a fire station, according to police.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "In actual fact, my pursuer came to my assistance, without taking photos, and helped me from the road," Urban said. "I returned home, got my car, and continued on my way."
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Keith Urban Source: Forbes

  2. "Hamilton overtook the safety car, something that I had never seen, overtaking the medical car with yellow flags," Alonso said. "We were a meter off each other, and he finished second and I finished ninth. It's a shame, not for us because...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Fernando Alonso Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "I'm going to be blunt with you," Mr. Angelides said. "It sounds to me like selling a car with faulty brakes, and then selling an insurance policy on those cars."
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Lloyd Blankfein Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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