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Car

A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., "a car of bellies." Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.

Car

1. Informal; a loose term for the number of commodities underlying a single contract. The amount varies by commodity.

2. See: CARS.
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? Wellington Road North car park in Ellesmere Port It is hoped providing free parking, particularly during weekends, will increase the use of the car park by people needing longer stays in the town.
"The Ryemarket car park also needs extra work to deal with the leaking roof, which over recent weeks has completely stopped the operation of one of the lifts servicing the car park, and has caused problems for those who need to use it to access the centre, which is why I have asked for extra resources to ensure we get this resolved as quickly as possible "Once the work is complete I am sure people will benefit from the extra room and improved access to our town centres."
However, Coventry council - who said the car park wasn't included in the original FOI response as it is 'run by a separate team' - did not clarify the figures, despite being asked numerous times.
And he claims the car park is too small and badly designed.
A new permanent car park is being built at nearby Monarch's Quay.
There is another car park nearby in Victoria Road but Horley Town Council member Simon North said the High Street spaces could be needed for the town's future growth.
A second 'fast track' car park located 30 metres from check-in has also been announced.
Calderdale Council is making some free parking available in a number of car parks on Saturdays before Christmas.