touring car
noun Date: 1903 an automobile suitable for distance driving: as a. a vintage automobile with two cross seats, usually four doors, and a folding top ; phaeton 2 b. a modern usually 2-door sedan as distinguished from a sports car

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  • Touring car — Tour ing car An automobile designed for touring; specif., a roomy car, not a limousine, for five or more passengers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • touring car — ☆ touring car n. an early type of open automobile, often with a folding top, seating five or more passengers …   English World dictionary

  • Touring car — [ right|thumb|250px|Horatio Nelson Jackson in his 2 seat Winton touring car, The Vermont , drives across America] A touring car was a popular car body style in the early 20th century, being a larger alternative to the runabout and the roadster.… …   Wikipedia

  • touring car — noun A large open car seating four with folding top. An automobile designed for touring; specifically, a roomy car, not a limousine …   Wiktionary

  • touring car — noun large open car seating four with folding top • Syn: ↑phaeton, ↑tourer • Hypernyms: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑automobile, ↑machine, ↑motorcar …   Useful english dictionary

  • touring car — noun a car with room for passengers and luggage …   English new terms dictionary

  • touring car — tour′ing car n. 1) aum an early type of open automobile designed for five or more passengers 2) aum a modern two door coupe Compare GT …   From formal English to slang

  • touring car — /ˈtʊərɪŋ ka/ (say toouhring kah) noun an open car designed for five or more passengers. Also, tourer …   Australian English dictionary

  • touring car — A vehicle with a body longer than the phaeton style, but very similar to it. It permits the use of auxiliary seats in the rear passenger compartment. It was an open car with seats for four or more passengers. Early models had no side weather… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • touring car — 1. an open automobile designed for five or more passengers. 2. a modern two door coupe. Cf. GT. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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