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car

 
Noun car has 5 senses
  1. car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar - 4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
    --1 is a kind of motor vehicle, automotive vehicle
    --1 has parts:
     accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun; air bag; auto accessory; automobile engine; automobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn, hooter; buffer, fender; bumper; car door; car mirror; car seat; car window; fender, wing; first gear, first, low gear, low; floorboard; gasoline engine; glove compartment; grille, radiator grille; high gear, high; hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling; luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk; rear window; reverse; roof; running board; stabilizer bar, anti-sway bar; sunroof, sunshine-roof; tail fin, tailfin, fin; third gear, third; window
    --1 has particulars:
     ambulance; beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon; bus, jalopy, heap; cab, hack, taxi, taxicab; compact, compact car; convertible; coupe; cruiser, police cruiser, patrol car, police car, prowl car, squad car; electric, electric automobile, electric car; gas guzzler; hardtop; hatchback; horseless carriage; hot rod, hot-rod; jeep, landrover; limousine, limo; loaner; minicar; minivan; Model T; pace car; racer, race car, racing car; roadster, runabout, two-seater; sedan; sports car, sport car; sport utility, sport utility vehicle, S.U.V.; Stanley Steamer; stock car; subcompact, subcompact car; touring car, phaeton, tourer
  2. car, railcar, railway car, railroad car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
    --2 is a kind of wheeled vehicle
    --2 is a member of train, railroad train
    --2 has parts: suspension, suspension system
    --2 has particulars:
     baggage car, luggage van; cabin car, caboose; club car, lounge car; freight car; guard's van; handcar; mail car; passenger car, coach, carriage; slip coach, slip carriage; tender
  3. cable car, car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
    --3 is a kind of compartment
    --3 is a part of cable railway, funicular, funicular railway
  4. car, gondola - car suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant
    --4 is a kind of compartment
    --4 is a part of airship, dirigible
  5. car, elevator car - where passengers ride up and down; "the car was on the top floor"
    --5 is a kind of compartment
    --5 is a part of elevator, lift
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