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Electric car   /ɪlˈɛktrɪk kɑr/   Listen
Electric car

noun
1.
A car that is powered by electricity.  Synonyms: electric, electric automobile.






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"Electric car" Quotes from Famous Books



... conservatism and decadence. That the city will in many particulars always progress more rapidly than the country is inevitable. But speed is not the ultimate criterion of a full life. Again must we apply the test whether the gain is relative or essential. Telephones, free mail delivery, electric car lines, operas, great libraries, cathedrals—all come to the city first, some of them solely to the city. The country cannot hope to be other than inherently conservative as regards such institutions. But may there not be found such adaptations of ...
— Chapters in Rural Progress • Kenyon L. Butterfield

... to spare, for I am always glad and anxious to hear from you. Be careful when you are on the streets not to feed shucks to strange dogs, or pat snakes on the head or shake hands with cats you haven't been introduced to, or stroke the noses of electric car horses. ...
— Rolling Stones • O. Henry

... jarring and jolting, an electric car came to a standstill just in front of a heavy truck that was headed in an opposite direction. The huge truck wheels were sliding uselessly round on the car tracks that were wet and slippery from rain. All the urging ...
— How to Succeed - or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune • Orison Swett Marden



Words linked to "Electric car" :   motorcar, machine, automobile, car, auto



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