Definitions for CARkɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

carkɑr(n.)

  1. an automobile.

    Category: Automotive

  2. a vehicle running on rails, as a streetcar or railroad car.

    Category: Transportation

  3. the part of a conveyance, as an elevator or balloon, that carries the passengers, freight, etc.

    Category: Transportation

  4. any wheeled vehicle.

    Category: British

  5. Archaic. cart; carriage; chariot.

Origin of car:

1350–1400; < LL carra (fem. sing.), L carra, neut. pl. of carrum Celtic

car.

  1. carat.

    Category: Jewelry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar(noun)

    a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

    "he needs a car to get to work"

  2. car, railcar, railway car, railroad car(noun)

    a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad

    "three cars had jumped the rails"

  3. car, gondola(noun)

    the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant

  4. car, elevator car(noun)

    where passengers ride up and down

    "the car was on the top floor"

  5. cable car, car(noun)

    a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway

    "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. car(noun)ɑr

    a passenger vehicle with four wheels

    to drive a car; to get into the car/to get out of the car; to park the car on the street

  2. carɑr

    one part of a train

    the sleeping/dining car; the freight/coal car

Wiktionary

  1. Car(ProperNoun)

    A Nicobarese language having the ISO 639-3 code "caq."

  2. Origin: From carre, from carre, from carra, neuter plural of carrus Compare Celtic carr (two-wheeled chariot), from Gaulish karros, from Proto-Indo-European *krsos, from Proto-Indo-European base *kers- (to run).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Car(noun)

    a small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart

  2. Car(noun)

    a vehicle adapted to the rails of a railroad

  3. Car(noun)

    a chariot of war or of triumph; a vehicle of splendor, dignity, or solemnity

  4. Car(noun)

    the stars also called Charles's Wain, the Great Bear, or the Dipper

  5. Car(noun)

    the cage of a lift or elevator

  6. Car(noun)

    the basket, box, or cage suspended from a balloon to contain passengers, ballast, etc

  7. Car(noun)

    a floating perforated box for living fish

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CAR' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #329

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CAR' in Written Corpus Frequency: #280

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CAR' in Nouns Frequency: #59


Translations for CAR

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

car(noun)

(Americanˌautomoˈbile ) a (usually privately-owned) motor vehicle on wheels for carrying people

What kind of car do you have?; `Did you go by car?'

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