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Definizione monolingua e traduzione car

Inglese grammatica



car (plural cars)

  1. (dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal
  2. A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile
    She drove her car to the mall.
  3. (rail transport, chiefly North America) An unpowered unit in a railroad train
    The conductor linked the cars to the locomotive.
  4. (rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit
    The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit
  5. (rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not
    From the front-most car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
  6. A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car
    We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.
  7. The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism
    Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
  8. The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels
    The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.
  9. The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus
    • 1850, John Wise, A System of Aeronautics, page 152:
      Everything being apparently in readiness now, I stepped into the car of the balloon, […]
  10. (sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track
    • 1995, Ken Textor, The New Book of Sail Trim[1], ISBN 0924486813, page 201:
      On boats 25 feet or more, it is best to mount a mast car and track on the front of the mast so you can adjust the height of the pole above the deck
  11. (uncountable, US) The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car
    Buy now! You can get more car for your money.

car m. (feminine cara, masculine plural cars, feminine plural cares)

  1. expensive
  2. dear


  1. somewhat, quite, rather
    tha thu car fadalach - youre somewhat late
    thig an stòiridh gu ceann car obann - the story came to an end somewhat abruptly


  1. as, since, because, for
    J’ai ouvert mon parapluie car il pleuvait. — I opened my umbrella because it was raining.
Traduzione italiano auto |automobile |macchina |cabina |vagone |autoveicolo |autovettura |carlinga |carro |carrozza |cassa |machina |vettura |

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