Automobile

The word automobile comes, via the French automobile from the Ancient Greek word αὐτός (autós, `self`) and the Latin mobilis (`movable`); meaning a vehicle that moves itself. The loanword was first adopted in English by The Automobile Club of Great Britain in 1897. The alternative name car is believed to originate from the Latin word ca...
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automobile

[v] - travel in an automobile
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Automobile

A self-powered vehicle that travels on land typically with three or four wheels and with 2 to 9 seats.Historical Notes1769 Cugnot's carriage is the first large steam tractor. It was slow, clumsy and difficult to control.1801 Richard Trevithick built a road carriage powered by steam.1863 Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir builds a horseless carriage that us...
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Automobile

Au`to·mo'bile noun [ French] An automobile vehicle or mechanism; esp., a self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on a street or roadway. Automobiles are usually propelled by internal combustion engines (using volatile inflammable liquids, as gasoline or petrol, alcohol, naphtha, etc.), steam engines, or el...
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automobile

verb travel in an automobile
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Automobile

• (n.) An automobile vehicle or mechanism; esp., a self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on a street or roadway. Automobiles are usually propelled by internal combustion engines (using volatile inflammable liquids, as gasoline or petrol, alcohol, naphtha, etc.), steam engines, or electric motors. The power of the driving motor varies from ab...
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automobile

a usually four-wheeled vehicle designed primarily for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a ... [41 related articles]
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automobile

automobile 1. That which moves by means of mechanism and power within itself; especially, of a vehicle; self-propelling as distinguished from horse-drawn. 2. A self-moving vehicle; a motor vehicle. 3. A road vehicle, usually with four wheels and powered by an internal-combustion engine, designed to carry a small number of passengers.
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automobile

automobile, self-propelled vehicle used for travel on land. The term is commonly applied to a four-wheeled vehicle designed to carry two to six passengers and a limited amount of cargo, as contrasted with a truck, which is designed primarily for the transportation of goods and is constructed with la...
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Automobile

[magazine] Automobile is a United States-based automobile magazine published by TEN. A group of former employees of Car and Driver led by David E. Davis founded Automobile in 1986 with support from Rupert Murdoch`s News Corporation – using the credo No Boring Cars. Automobile distinguishes itself as more of a lifestyle magazine than the o...
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