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Meaning of CAR

Pronunciation:  kâr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  
  2. [n]  a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
  3. [n]  where passengers ride up and down; "the car was on the top floor"
  4. [n]  car suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant
  5. [n]  a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"

CAR is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: auto, automobile, cable car, elevator car, gondola, machine, motorcar, railcar, railroad car, railway car
 See Also: accelerator, accelerator pedal, air bag, airship, ambulance, auto accessory, automobile engine, automobile horn, automobile trunk, automotive vehicle, baggage car, beach waggon, beach wagon, bonnet, boot, buffer, bumper, bus, cab, cabin car, cable railway, car door, car horn, car mirror, car seat, car window, carriage, club car, coach, compact, compact car, compartment, convertible, coupe, cruiser, dirigible, door, electric, electric automobile, electric car, elevator, fender, first, first gear, floorboard, freight car, funicular, funicular railway, gas, gas pedal, gasoline engine, glove compartment, grille, guard's van, gun, hack, handcar, hardtop, hatchback, heap, high, high gear, hood, hooter, horn, horseless carriage, hot rod, hot-rod, jalopy, jeep, landrover, lift, limo, limousine, loaner, lounge car, low, low gear, luggage compartment, luggage van, mail car, minicar, minivan, Model T, motor horn, motor vehicle, pace car, passenger car, patrol car, police car, police cruiser, prowl car, race car, racer, racing car, radiator grille, railroad train, rear window, reverse, roadster, roof, runabout, running board, S.U.V., sedan, slip carriage, slip coach, sport car, sport utility, sport utility vehicle, sports car, squad car, Stanley Steamer, station waggon, station wagon, suspension, suspension system, taxi, taxicab, tender, throttle, train, trunk, two-seater, waggon, wagon, wheeled vehicle, wing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car\, n. [OF. car, char, F. cahr, fr. L. carrus, Wagon: a
Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Ir. & Gael. carr. cf.
1. A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but
   two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart.

2. A vehicle adapted to the rails of a railroad. [U. S.]

Note: In England a railroad passenger car is called a railway
      carriage; a freight car a goods wagon; a platform car a
      goods truck; a baggage car a van. But styles of car
      introduced into England from America are called cars;
      as, tram car. Pullman car. See {Train}.

3. A chariot of war or of triumph; a vehicle of splendor,
   dignity, or solemnity. [Poetic].

         The gilded car of day.                --Milton.

         The towering car, the sable steeds.   --Tennyson.

4. (Astron.) The stars also called Charles's Wain, the Great
   Bear, or the Dipper.

         The Pleiads, Hyads, and the Northern Car. --Dryden.

5. The cage of a lift or elevator.

6. The basket, box, or cage suspended from a balloon to
   contain passengers, ballast, etc.

7. A floating perforated box for living fish. [U. S.]

{Car coupling}, or {Car coupler}, a shackle or other device
   for connecting the cars in a railway train. [U. S.]

{Dummy car} (Railroad), a car containing its own steam power
   or locomotive.

{Freight car} (Railrood), a car for the transportation of
   merchandise or other goods. [U. S.]

{Hand car} (Railroad), a small car propelled by hand, used by
   railroad laborers, etc. [U. S.]

{Horse car}, or {Street car}, an omnibus car, draw by horses
   or other power upon rails laid in the streets. [U. S.]

{Palace car}, {Drawing-room car}, {Sleeping car}, {Parlor
car}, etc. (Railroad), cars especially designed and furnished
   for the comfort of travelers.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are driving a car means your ambition, your drive and your ability to navigate from one stage of your life to another. Consider how smooth or rough the car ride is. Whether you are driving the car or a passenger, is indicative of of your active role or passive role in your life. If you are in the backseat of the car, then it indicates that you are putting yourself down and are allowing others to take over. This may be a result of low self-esteem or low self-confidence. Overall, this dream symbol is an indication of your dependence and degree of control you have on your life. Dreaming that your car is overheating, suggests that you are expending too much energy and need to slow down or run the risk of becoming burnt out. You may be taking on more than you can handle. It is time to take a breather. Seeing a parked car in your dream, suggests that you need to turn your efforts and energies elsewhere. You may be needlessly spending your energy in a fruitless endeavor. Alternatively, a parked car my symbolize your need to stop and enjoy life. Dreaming that you are almost hit by a car, suggests that your lifestyle, beliefs or goals may be in conflict with another's. It may also be symbolic of a jolting experience or injured pride. Dreaming that you are unable to roll up the windows of your car, suggests that you are showing some hesitation and reservation about the direction that you are taking in life or the path that you have chosen.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: auto, autocar, automobile, baggage car, boat, boxcar, buggy, bus, caboose, carriage, chair car, coach, coupe, covered waggon, crate, day coach, diner, dinghy, dining car, drawing room, flat, flatcar, gondola, heap, jalopy, limousine, local, luggage van, machine, mail car, mail van, motor, motor vehicle, motorcar, motorized vehicle, palace car, parlor car, passenger car, phaeton, Pullman, Pullman car, railway car, reefer, refrigerator car, roadster, roomette, runabout, sedan, sleeper, smoker, smoking car, station wagon, stockcar, tank, tender, touring, truck, tub, van, voiture, waggon, wheels, wreck