motor car


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motor car

see car
Translations
سَيّارَه، عَرَبَه
automobil
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gépkocsi
bifreiî
avtomobil

motor

(ˈməutə) noun
a machine, usually a petrol engine or an electrical device, that gives motion or power. a washing-machine has an electric motor; (also adjective) a motor boat/vehicle.
verb
to travel by car. We motored down to my mother's house at the weekend.
ˈmotorist noun
a person who drives a motor car. The motorist could not avoid hitting the dog.
ˈmotorize, ˈmotorise verb
1. to fit a motor to (eg a bicycle).
2. to supply (eg troops) with motor vehicles. Many army units have been motorized.
ˈmotorcade (-keid) noun
a procession in which everyone goes by car.
ˈmotorway noun
a road specially made for fast traffic. They are building a new motorway to link the two cities.
ˈmotorbike, ˈmotorcycle nouns
any of several types of usually heavy bicycle moved by a motor.
motor car
a vehicle on four wheels, moved by a motor, but not a lorry or van; an automobile, car.
ˈmotorcyclist noun
a person who rides a motorbike. The motorcyclist was injured in the road accident.
References in classic literature ?
The motor car came to a standstill before him, and the man who was driving it sprang to the ground.
"I have been run over by a motor car," his patient said, speaking slowly and with something singularly agreeable in his voice notwithstanding its slight accent of pain.
Are you going back to London in the motor car, then?"
Pollyanna, hurrying home from school, crossed the road at an apparently safe distance in front of a swiftly approaching motor car.
Warren was hurrying as fast as another motor car could bring him.
From behind the overhanging rock came a noise and rush like that of a railway train; and a great motor car appeared.
Taciturn as he was, the investigator succeeded at last in extracting a scrap of information from him, by dint of ordering beer and talking to him persistently and minutely on the subject of motor cars. He evidently regarded the innkeeper as in some singular way an authority on motor cars; as being deep in the secrets of the mechanism, management, and mismanagement of motor cars; holding the man all the time with a glittering eye like the Ancient Mariner.
James Williams, with Uncle Thomas, of Madison Avenue, in a respect-compelling motor car and proofs of the hero's innocence--for all the world like the third act of a drama backed by an automobile mfg.
Ask them to assist you in finding the right party to talk to in the motor car industry.
[21] The Annual Labor Reports of the Reo Motor Car Company reveal that between 1918 and 1938 the number of workers leaving to "go to farms." w as consistent yet peaked during years of economic crisis.
The Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective masterfully weaves the rich narrative of the original 'Silver Ghost' into just 35 motor cars, creating a contemporary homage to the original motor car.
He continued: "Every one of our customers - each a connoisseur of true luxury - was asking for something even more individual to them, and we are proud to present New Phantom as a modern yet timeless masterpiece which allows to make your motor car truly as unique as your fingerprint."