HyperDic: car

English > 5 senses of the word car:
NOUNartifactcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcara motor vehicle with four wheels
artifactcar, railcar, railway car, railroad cara wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
artifactcar, gondolathe compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant
artifactcar, elevator carwhere passengers ride up and down
artifactcar, cable cara conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway
car > pronunciation
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English > car: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.
Example"he needs a car to get to work"
Synonymsauto, automobile, machine, motorcar
Category ofalternatorAn old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
backseatA seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
chattel, personal chattel, movablepersonal as opposed to real property
grip, traction, adhesive frictionThe friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
hopped-up(of an automobile) having the engine modified to give extra power
passenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
rental, rentingThe act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
road mapA map showing roads (for automobile travel)
showroom, salesroom, saleroomAn area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed
spark lever(on early automobiles) a lever mounted on the steering column and used to adjust the timing of the ignition
tunnelA passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
Partsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunA pedal that controls the throttle valve
air bagA safety restraint in an automobile
auto accessoryAn accessory for an automobile
automobile engineThe engine that propels an automobile
automobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn, hooterA device on an automobile for making a warning noise
buffer, fenderA cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
bumperA mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
car doorThe door of a car
car mirrorA mirror that the driver of a car can use
car seatA seat in a car
car windowA window in a car
fender, wingA barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
first gear, first, low gear, lowThe lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
floorboardThe floor of an automobile
gasoline engine, petrol engineAn internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline
glove compartmentcompartment on the dashboard of a car
grille, radiator grillegrating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
high gear, highA forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk, bootBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car
rear windowcar window that allows vision out of the back of the car
reverse, reverse gearThe gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
roofprotective covering on top of a motor vehicle
running boardA narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old cars
stabilizer bar, anti-sway barA rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks
sunroof, sunshine-roofAn automobile roof having a sliding or raisable panel
tail fin, tailfin, finOne of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
third gear, thirdThe third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
windowA transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back
NarrowerModel TThe first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine
Stanley SteamerA steam-powered automobile
ambulanceA vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, estate car, beach waggon, station waggon, waggonA car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
bus, jalopy, heapA car that is old and unreliable
cab, hack, taxi, taxicabA car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
compact, compact carA small and economical car
convertibleA car that has top that can be folded or removed
coupeA car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
cruiser, police cruiser, patrol car, police car, prowl car, squad carA car in which policemen cruise the streets
electric, electric automobile, electric carA car that is powered by electricity
gas guzzlerA car with relatively low fuel efficiency
hardtopA car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
hatchbackA car having a hatchback door
horseless carriageAn early term for an automobile
hot rod, hot-rodA car modified to increase its speed and acceleration
jeep, landroverA car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
limousine, limolarge luxurious car
loanerA car that is lent as a replacement for one that is under repair
minicarA car that is even smaller than a subcompact car
minivanA small box-shaped passenger van
pace carA high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course
racer, race car, racing carA fast car that competes in races
roadster, runabout, two-seaterAn open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
sedan, saloonA car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
sport utility, sport utility vehicle, S.U.V., SUVA high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
sports car, sport carA small low car with a high-powered engine
stock carA car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
subcompact, subcompact carA car smaller than a compact car
touring car, phaeton, tourerlarge open car seating four with folding top
used-car, secondhand carA car that has been previously owned
Broadermotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Spanishautomóvil, auto, carro, coche, máquina, turismo, vehículo
Catalanautomobil, automòbil, auto, cotxe, turisme
English > car: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad.
Example"three cars had jumped the rails"
Synonymsrailcar, railway car, railroad car
Member oftrain, railroad trainpublic transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
Partssuspension, suspension systemA mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
Narrowerbaggage car, luggage vanA railway car where passengers' bags are carried
cabin car, cabooseA car on a freight train for use of the train crew
club car, lounge carrailroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs
freight carA railway car that carries freight
guard's vanThe car on a train that is occupied by the guard
handcarA small railroad car propelled by hand or by a small motor
mail carA railway car in which mail / mail is transported / transported and sorted
passenger car, coach, carriageA railcar where passengers ride
slip coach, slip carriageA railway car at the end of the train
tendercar attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
van(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
Broaderwheeled vehicleA vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
Spanishautomotor, coche, tren, vagón
Catalanautomotor, cotxe, tren, vagó de tren, vagó
English > car: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant.
Part ofairship, dirigibleA steerable self-propelled aircraft
BroadercompartmentA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
Spanishbarquilla, góndola
English > car: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningWhere passengers ride up and down.
Example"the car was on the top floor"
Synonymelevator car
Part ofelevator, liftlifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
BroadercompartmentA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
Spanishcaja de ascensor, caja, camarín
English > car: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway.
Example"they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
Synonymcable car
Part ofcable railway, funicular, funicular railwayA railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
BroadercompartmentA partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger / larger enclosed area
Spanishchoche, funicular, teleférico

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