Wordlist: Car

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car
 
a vehicle with four wheels that you can drive
 
in the car
 
 
get out of the car
 
 
driver
 
a person who operates a vehicle, i.e. who drives a car
 
petrol
 
(British) abbreviation of petroleum, a fluid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, primarily consisting of octane, and commonly used as a motor fuel
 
breakdown
 
a failure, particularly mechanical
 
tyre
 
the ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid
 
wheel
 
a circular device capable of rotating on its axis, facilitating movement or transportation or performing labour in machines
 
brake
 
a device used to slow or stop a vehicle, by friction; often installed on the wheels (then often used in the plural)
 
car park
 
an outdoor area or a multi-story building where cars may be parked
 
garage
 
a building (or section of a building) used to store a car, tools and other miscellaneous items
 
windscreen
 
a transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in front of its occupants to protect them from the wind and the weather
 
tank
 
a container for the car's petrol
 
speedometer
 
a device that measures and indicates the current speed of a vehicle
 
bonnet
 
the hinged cover over the engine of a car
 
exhaust
 
a system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
 
headlight
 
a bright light, with a lens and reflector, on the front of a motor vehicle, designed to illuminate the road when driving at night
 
number plate
 
either of a pair of rectangular metal plates, containing a mixture of letters and numbers fixed to the front and rear of a motor car showing that its identity has been registered
 
accident
 
an unrehearsed, sudden, and unexpected event that often results in injury or damage to property
 
wreck
 
something that has been ruined
 
engine
 
a device to convert energy into useful mechanical motion
 
 
  • car
    • car, cars[ˈkɑː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a vehicle with four wheels that you can drive
    • Example:
      • I'll take the car to go to the doctor.
    • in the car(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She is in the car.
    • get out of the car(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Hurry, get out of the car!
  • driver
    • driver, drivers[ˈdraɪvə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who operates a vehicle, i.e. who drives a car
    • Example:
      • The company sent a driver to pick them up.
  • petrol
    • petrol[ˈpɛtrəl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • (British) abbreviation of petroleum, a fluid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, primarily consisting of octane, and commonly used as a motor fuel
    • Example:
      • The car ran out of petrol.
  • breakdown
    • breakdown, breakdowns['bɹeɪkdaʊn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a failure, particularly mechanical
    • Example:
      • We saw a breakdown by the side of the road.
  • tyre
    • tyre, tyres[taɪə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid
    • Example:
      • They'll need four new tyres in the winter.
  • wheel
    • wheel, wheels[wiːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a circular device capable of rotating on its axis, facilitating movement or transportation or performing labour in machines
    • Example:
      • They saw a car with three wheels the other day.
  • brake
    • brake, brakes[bɹeɪk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device used to slow or stop a vehicle, by friction; often installed on the wheels (then often used in the plural)
    • Example:
      • When she tried to slow down her car, the brakes didn't work.
  • car park
    • car park, car parks[ˈkɑːpɑːk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an outdoor area or a multi-story building where cars may be parked
    • Example:
      • Is there a car park right next to the mall?
  • garage
    • garage, garages[ˈgæˌɹɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a building (or section of a building) used to store a car, tools and other miscellaneous items
    • Example:
      • The family plans to build a garage next to their new house.
  • windscreen
    • windscreen, windscreens[ˈwɪnd skriːn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in front of its occupants to protect them from the wind and the weather
    • Example:
      • A vandal has just come and smashed our windscreen!
  • tank
    • tank, tanks[tæŋk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a container for the car's petrol
    • Example:
      • Is the tank on the left or on the right side?
  • speedometer
    • speedometer, speedometers[spɪˈdamɘɾɹˌ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device that measures and indicates the current speed of a vehicle
    • Example:
      • Look at the speedometer to see the current speed of the car.
  • bonnet
    • bonnet, bonnets[bɒnət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the hinged cover over the engine of a car
    • Example:
      • The bonnet won't open!
      • Synonym(s):
        hood
  • exhaust
    • exhaust, exhausts[igˈzost](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
    • Example:
      • The exhaust fell off!
  • headlight
    • headlight, headlights[ˈhedlaɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bright light, with a lens and reflector, on the front of a motor vehicle, designed to illuminate the road when driving at night
    • Example:
      • One of the headlights is broken.
  • number plate
    • number plate, number plates(noun)
    • Definition:
      • either of a pair of rectangular metal plates, containing a mixture of letters and numbers fixed to the front and rear of a motor car showing that its identity has been registered
    • Example:
      • The number plate in the front is very dirty.
  • accident
    • accident, accidents[ˈæk.sə.dənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an unrehearsed, sudden, and unexpected event that often results in injury or damage to property
    • Example:
      • The man died in a car accident.
  • wreck
    • wreck, wrecks[ˈɹɛk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • something that has been ruined
    • Example:
      • The car was a wreck after the accident.
  • engine
    • engine, engines['ɛn.dʒin](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device to convert energy into useful mechanical motion
    • Example:
      • Is there a problem with the car's engine?
 

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car
driver
petrol
breakdown
tyre
wheel
brake
garage
windscreen
tank
speedometer
bonnet
exhaust
headlight
accident
wreck
engine
 
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        car
        car
        speedometer
        speedometer
        exhaust
        exhaust
        wheel
        wheel
        windscreen
        windscreen
        garage
        garage
        engine
        engine
        tank
        tank
        tyre
        tyre
        breakdown
        breakdown
        wreck
        wreck
        headlight
        headlight
        brake
        brake
         
         
         

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        exhaust
        a system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
        engine
        a device to convert energy into useful mechanical motion
        garage
        a building (or section of a building) used to store a car, tools and other miscellaneous items
        brake
        a device used to slow or stop a vehicle, by friction; often installed on the wheels (then often used in the plural)
        headlight
        a bright light, with a lens and reflector, on the front of a motor vehicle, designed to illuminate the road when driving at night
        breakdown
        a failure, particularly mechanical
        driver
        a person who operates a vehicle, i.e. who drives a car
        in the car
        speedometer
        a device that measures and indicates the current speed of a vehicle
        wreck
        something that has been ruined
        accident
        an unrehearsed, sudden, and unexpected event that often results in injury or damage to property
        tank
        a container for the car's petrol
        wheel
        a circular device capable of rotating on its axis, facilitating movement or transportation or performing labour in machines
        car
        a vehicle with four wheels that you can drive
        tyre
        the ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid
         
         
         

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        breakdown
        a failure, particularly mechanical
        accident
        an unrehearsed, sudden, and unexpected event that often results in injury or damage to property
        headlight
        a bright light, with a lens and reflector, on the front of a motor vehicle, designed to illuminate the road when driving at night
        tank
        a container for the car's petrol
        tyre
        the ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid
        number-plate
        either of a pair of rectangular metal plates, containing a mixture of letters and numbers fixed to the front and rear of a motor car showing that its identity has been registered
        petrol
        (British) abbreviation of petroleum, a fluid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, primarily consisting of octane, and commonly used as a motor fuel
        wreck
        something that has been ruined
        windscreen
        a transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in front of its occupants to protect them from the wind and the weather
        speedometer
        a device that measures and indicates the current speed of a vehicle
        driver
        a person who operates a vehicle, i.e. who drives a car
        exhaust
        a system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
        garage
        a building (or section of a building) used to store a car, tools and other miscellaneous items
         
         
         
         

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