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1. An automobile of a standard make modified for racing.
2. A railroad car for carrying livestock.
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1. (Automotive Engineering)
a. a car, usually a production saloon, strengthened and modified for a form of racing in which the cars often collide
b. Also: stock-car (as modifier): stock-car racing.
2. (Railways) US and Canadian a railway wagon designed for carrying livestock. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cattle truck
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a standard model of automobile changed in various ways for racing purposes.
2. a boxcar for carrying livestock.
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|Noun||1.||stock car - a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales|
|2.||stock car - a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car|
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