Motor car

Motor car
Motor car Motor car, or Motorcar Mo"tor*car`, n. 1. 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.

Syn: car, auto, automobile, machine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Elec. Railroads) Any car containing motors for propulsion. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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