motorcar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n motorcar a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine "he needs a car to get to work"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Motorcar An automobile, locomobile, or locomotive designed to run and be steered on a street or roadway; esp., an automobile specially designed for passengers and propelled by an internal combustion engine.
    • Motorcar (Elec. Railroads) Any car containing motors for propulsion.
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Usage

In literature:

Went to sleep to the music of motorcars.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
To pack a man in a trunk and pitch him on the top of a motorcar!...
"The Crystal Stopper" by Maurice LeBlanc
He had even employed motorcars.
"Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches" by Saki
I will sell my motorcar and my horses and my boots.
"The Slowcoach" by E. V. Lucas
The windscreen of that motorcar in the sun there.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
To her dismay she saw a big motorcar coming round the corner of the house.
"The Terrible Twins" by Edgar Jepson
There were no snipers when the motorcars returned.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
They have an impossibly luxurious motorcar.
"Set in Silver" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Take motorcars, for example.
"Theft" by Jack London
No farmhouse was in sight to which the motorcar might have gone.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
Away outside we caught the distant hoot of a motorcar.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 11, 1914" by Various
The motorcar, fortunately, had neither injured itself nor anyone else.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
The woman motorcar driver has made her appearance in the zone of the army.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
As she lay, thinking, she saw a large motorcar coming along the drive through the park.
"Patty's Friends" by Carolyn Wells
Who 's got your motorcar at home now?
"Peter and Jane" by S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
Has any one met a rich man who denied himself a motorcar to keep a genius?
"Pot-Boilers" by Clive Bell
He likes fast horses and fast motorcars, and the Theatre Francais.
"The Game and the Candle" by Eleanor M. Ingram
A moment later Challoner was seated in the motorcar.
"The Red Mouse" by William Hamilton Osborne
Presently Colonel von Koenik tore up in his motorcar.
"The Dispatch-Riders" by Percy F. Westerman
They all waved aprons and caps until the motorcar was out of sight.
"Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound" by Alice B. Emerson
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In poetry:

And master? Well, it cured 'im. 'E altered from that day,
And come back to 'is 'orses in the good old-fashioned way.
And if you wants to git the sack, the quickest way by far,
Is to 'int as 'ow you think 'e ought to keep a motorcar.
"The Groom's Story" by Arthur Conan Doyle

In news:

Like most successful businesses, Benny Black's Platinum Motorcars ( www.platinummotorcars.net ) was born out of desire.
Onlookers at Chugach State Park headquarters stop to take pictures of the motorcars as they pass between Anchorage and Girdwood.
This replica 1963 Shelby Cobra, built by Unique Motorcars in Gadsden, will be auctioned off at the 2012 London Car Show in Ohio.
Gadsden-based Unique Motorcars is giving away a replica Shelby Cobra race car as part of a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Using the Middle East's most cherished tome of folk stories and epic tales as inspiration, Rolls-Royce Motorcars Middle East has created a group of specially prepared Ghost models known as the One Thousand and One Nights Ghost Collection.
Assistant Service Manager Denette Allen and Kyle Grona check out a customer's car using a digital tablet at Park Place Motorcars in Dallas.
Shares of Motorcar Parts of America Inc rose slightly on Wednesday after the company reported a wider first-quarter loss, despite a 26 percent jump in revenue.
The Grand Opening of Dulles Motorcars.
Dulles Motorcars Paula and London Fletcher Cindy and London Fletcher Dulles Motorcars ribbon cutting ceremony.
Dulles Motorcars owner, Hamid Saghafi, with London Fletcher London Fletcher at Dulles Motorcars1.
As a followup to the letter George Kline of Main Motorcar on June 12, I have to say I am disgusted that this type of thing still goes on.
Why won't the inexpensive new Datsun be available in the U.S. Datsun, the Japanese motorcar extinct for more than a quarter century, returns from the junkyard to drive again in 2014.
Rayco Eurospec Motorcars Hemmings Seller Since 2012.
Platinum Classic Motorcars Hemmings Seller Since 1989.
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