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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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Wireless communications company Motorola (NYSE:MOT) has announced the introduction of the Motorola M710 iDEN Car Phone.
Customers can buy prepaid minutes from OnStar, on for people who have Verizon cell phone service, there is a plan specifically for OnStar such that the cell phone and the OnStar system can share minutes and it can be setup so that calls can be automatically forwarded from the cell phone to the car phone.
Lennon scribbled the draft lines of lyrics in 1966 on the back of a final demand car phone bill.
Have a car phone or CB for immediate access to emergency help.
The special features would enable hands-free telephony without the need to switch the SIM card from the mobile phone to the car phone.
When he was being ripped by Joe on the car phone from Manhattan Beach and Steve from Valencia for the umpteenth time for not improving the team's offense, he never once blamed it on the change in ownership.
The system allows the driver to control multiple applications such as car phone, navigation, climate controls, etc.
A COVENTRY firm is marketing a car phone console kit which can be fitted to any vehicle, without damaging the vehicle's dashboard, fascia or trim.
She puts her business brain into gear and goes into partnership with Robbie in his new car phone venture.
Most of the actors who went out for the role weren't really willing to do the kissing scene, or they asked Patrik to take the scene out or rewrite it," Dunbar says from his car phone as he searches for a place in Los Angeles to spend his hiatus from the Toronto set of his Showtime series, Soul Food.
The car phone jangled as I was driving home on Route 41.
retailers," said Azzolino, who answered HFN questions from a car phone on his way to the airport for another trip to India.