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Cab vs. Car

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Cabnoun

A taxi; a taxicab.

Carnoun

A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile.

‘She drove her car to the mall.’;

Cabnoun

Compartment at the front of a truck or train for the driver

Carnoun

(dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal; a chariot.

Cabnoun

Shelter at the top of an air traffic control tower or fire lookout tower

Carnoun

An unpowered unit in a railroad train.

‘The conductor coupled the cars to the locomotive.’;

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Cabnoun

Any of several four-wheeled carriages; a cabriolet

Carnoun

(rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.

‘The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit.’;

Cabnoun

A former Hebrew unit of volume, about equal to 1.3{{nbsp}}L as a dry measure or 1¼{{nbsp}}L as a liquid measure.

Carnoun

(rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.

‘From the frontmost car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.’;

Cabnoun

An arcade cabinet, the unit in which a video game is housed in a gaming arcade.

Carnoun

A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.

‘We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.’;

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Cabverb

To travel by taxicab.

Carnoun

The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.

‘Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.’;

Cabnoun

A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle.

Carnoun

The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.

‘The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.’;

Cabnoun

The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.

Carnoun

The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.

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Cabnoun

A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints.

Carnoun

(sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track.

Cabnoun

a compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits

Carnoun

The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.

‘Buy now! You can get more car for your money.’;

Cabnoun

small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

Carnoun

(US) A floating perforated box for living fish.

Cabnoun

a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

Carnoun

(obsolete) A turn.

Cabnoun

a taxi

‘she hailed a cab’; ‘cab drivers’;

Carnoun

(computing) The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list

Cabnoun

a horse-drawn vehicle for public hire.

Carnoun

A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart.

Cabnoun

the driver's compartment in a lorry, bus, or train.

Carnoun

A vehicle adapted to the rails of a railroad.

Cabnoun

a cabinet containing a speaker or speakers for a guitar amplifier.

Carnoun

A chariot of war or of triumph; a vehicle of splendor, dignity, or solemnity.

‘The gilded car of day.’; ‘The towering car, the sable steeds.’;

Cabverb

travel in a taxi

‘Roger cabbed home’;

Carnoun

The stars also called Charles's Wain, the Great Bear, or the Dipper.

‘The Pleiads, Hyads, and the Northern Car.’;

Carnoun

The cage of a lift or elevator.

Carnoun

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

Carnoun

A floating perforated box for living fish.

Carnoun

4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine;

‘he needs a car to get to work’;

Carnoun

a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad;

‘three cars had jumped the rails’;

Carnoun

a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway;

‘they took a cable car to the top of the mountain’;

Carnoun

car suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant

Carnoun

where passengers ride up and down;

‘the car was on the top floor’;

Car

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation. Most definitions of cars say that they run primarily on roads, seat one to eight people, have four wheels, and mainly transport people rather than goods.Cars came into global use during the 20th century, and developed economies depend on them.

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