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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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Sultan intends creating three records and among one is the motorcar reverse distance world record of 800 km traveled in 13 hours and 48 minutes.
In separate action, Mr Khattak said that policemen recovered 82 bottles of wine from a suspected motorcar near Dhianwali locality and arrested three men onboard including driver of the car.
He said special crackdown was started against drug smugglers in the districts and during an attempt of drug smugglers the police party signaled a motorcar but the drives speed it away and on the chase the smugglers left the car by making their escaped good.
Digi International[R], (NASDAQ: DGII) said that the Digi TransPort[R] WR44 cellular router has been incorporated into the design of the Arrow Electronics Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM), the signature social venture of Arrow Electronics.
Based in Palm Springs, California, DiMora Motorcar excels in providing distinctive, limited-edition transportation solutions.
Right: a postcard showing what an elegant Edwardian lady would have been wearing in the early days of both motorcar and cycling
It is not easy to understand the purpose of all this roads and parking degradation; one can only conclude that it is based on a dislike of the motorcar - and of the freedom which the motorcar confers - and has the ultimate aim of compelling the citizens to abandon the car and return to the bus.
? IT was yet another of those happy coincidences when I bought Remember When on my way home from researching motorcar registrations at Teesside Archives in order to clarify a claim that the first car in Stokesley was owned by William Harkess, a shipbuilder and Middlesbrough's mayor in 1911.
A heavy-duty truck rammed into a motorcar. Later on, another car rammed into an ambulance car that arrived at the scene.
The seller is Maumelle Motorcar LLC, led by Dale Pectol and Michael Seymour.
Ricardo Lorden, director en Mexico y America Latina de Phoenix Motorcar, dio a conocer que conjuntamente con la empresa Pristine Internacional, se produciran en el 2008 vehiculos cero emision de contaminantes, asi como sistemas para distribuir energia electrica de emergencia en caso de fallas a causa de siniestros en el suministro regular.