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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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Coventry's Motorcar Heritage is the first book to include histories of every single motorcar manufacturer to have been based in Coventry during the early development of the industry and at its peak as a motormanufacturing city.
The Road Traffic Act of 1903 made it compulsory to register motorcars from January 1, 1904.
Maumelle Motorcar bought the property for $489,000 in October 2005 from Burkhalter Leasing LLC, led by John Burkhalter.
Explico que el nuevo vehiculo "todo electrico" de Phoenix Motorcars tiene una capacidad para cinco pasajeros y alcanza una velocidad de hasta 200 kilometros por hora --130 millas-- y un tiempo de recarga de 10 minutos.
Much of the story is given over to Katy's happy reminiscences of her childhood, from making a snowman to getting a kitten as a gift from Jacob, seeing the town's first motorcar, and celebrating her ninth birthday.
A terrible motorcar accident happened on Thursday afternoon in the village of Great Haywood, about six miles from Stafford.
Our environment would have been far cleaner had Henry Ford's hemp motorcar been allowed to go into full production.
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Meanwhile some unknown car lifters lifted a motorcar from a person identified as Zeeshan from the weekly cattle fare of Ahmadabad.
DiMora Custom Motorcycles takes the passion for technological innovation and uncompromising quality that is the hallmark DiMora Motorcar label and brings it to motorcycles that are available worldwide.
Our other picture is a cut down photographic view of the attire an elegant Edwardian lady would have been wearing in those early days of both motorcar and cycling.
In third incident a speedy motorcar arriving from Sakhakot to Mardan hit an old man Wazir Khan while walking on roadside in the area of police station Bhaijaan Abad.