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tour

 (to͝or)
n.
1. A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
2. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
3. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it: a tour of the house.
4. A journey to fulfill a round of engagements in several places: a pianist on a concert tour.
5. A shift, as in a factory.
6. A period of duty at a single place or job.
7. Sports A series of professional tournaments, as in golf.
v. toured, tour·ing, tours
v.intr.
1. To travel from place to place, especially for pleasure.
2. To travel among various places while fulfilling engagements.
v.tr.
1. To make a tour of: toured Europe last summer; officials touring the scene of the disaster.
2. To present (a play, for example) on a tour.

[Middle English, a turn, from Old French (influenced by tourner, to turn about), from Latin tornus, lathe; see turn.]

tour′er n.

tourer

(ˈtʊərə)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a large open car with a folding top, usually seating a driver and four passengers. Also called (esp US): touring car
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tourer - someone who travels for pleasuretourer - someone who travels for pleasure  
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
excursionist, rubberneck, sightseer, tripper - a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
2.tourer - large open car seating four with folding toptourer - large open car seating four with folding top
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations

tourer

[ˈtʊərəʳ] Ncoche m de turismo, turismo m
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But a pretty face in this class is only part of the answer - estate cars or tourers need to pack in the luggage, and here the Honda excels.
The EX-Plus and SR spec Tourers come with an innovative rear adaptive damping system which allows you to alter the setup to suit your requirements, with the choice of dynamic, normal and comfort settings.
EX-Plus and SR spec Tourers T come with an innovative rear adaptive damping system which allows you to alter the setup to suit your requirements, with the choice of dynamic, normal and comfort settings.
On sale in October, the engine is so clean that for company car users it reduces tax charges to 16 per cent - the lowest of all Zafira Tourers.
Some 91% of Sports Tourers were bound for export to mainland Europe and beyond with a particularly strong uptake in Germany where 50,153 Sports Tourers where sold in 2011 - Germany having historically a very strong demand for estates.
Vauxhall said the factory had been producing 47 Astras per hour since July, 2011 - leading to a total output of 139,528 for the full year, of which 129,648 were Sports Tourers.
Within nine months, 6,316 Sports Tourers were sold in the UK where, in the first half of 2011, it was the top seller in its class.
2 diesel I've been driving - and yes, it accelerated perfectly and stopped just fine - is definitely prettier the conservatively styled saloon on which it is based, and Toyota is expecting to sell a greater number of Tourers.
All Tourers feature alloy wheels,dual zone climate control,outside temperature indicator, 6-speakerCD audio systems and blackout 3D dashboard illumination.
The standard of modern tourers is guaranteed to provide a high level of home comforts.
In the same period, 29,622 Sports Tourers were sold in Germany - historically a strong estate market and also the largest market for the Tourer.
2 diesel I've been driving is definitely prettier than the conservatively styled saloon on which it is based and Toyota are expecting to sell a greater number of Tourers.