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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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The lobby call buttons and those on each floor must also be connected to this controller, which in turn, communicates back to the elevator car.
Controlled-velocity alternating-current electric drives are widely adopted for automation of movement of the elevator car.
Finnish elevators and escalators maker KONE Corporation said on Friday (3 November) that it has signed an agreement with the Finnish textiles and clothing company Marimekko Corporation to start cooperation under license concerning the decoration of elevator car interiors.
Neighbors take turns looking after Yu-yeon, and a teen boy, Who visits Yu-yeon for forcible sex, falls to his death in an elevator shaft, almost the elevator car.
The truth is, I'm not fond of heights, but I've learned that if I'm in a gondola or an elevator car I can manage.
The lift jack carries the elevator car by hydraulic pressure.
A replacement price for the elevator car is required for the elevator shaft.
A modular elevator is comprised of a steel hoistway with the elevator car and components completely pre-wired and installed inside.
In September, Turkey was shaken by an accident at the construction site of the Torun Center residence project in the central ystanbul neighborhood of MecidiyekE[micro]y, when an elevator car fell from the 32nd floor of the building, killing all 10 of the workers inside.
a)Developed brake equipment using braking materials with outstanding heat resistance to safely stop the elevator car in the unlikely event that an elevator malfunction is detected during ultra-high-speed operation.
A: Elevator Door Skins are for elevator car and hoistway doors in materials, finishes, and patterns that can match LEVELe and CabForms elevator interiors.
He said a bearing at the bottom went bad, it dropped a little and the elevator car went out of level," Mr.