motor-car definition

  • noun:
    • a car or truck which holds unique propelling system, as a power engine, pneumatic engine, steam-engine, etc., and is for that reason a locomotive. Many such vehicles have sufficient power to draw other cars attached with them.
    • A mechanically propelled car or automobile. The expression is employed to add all courses of vehicles, from racing-machine, which speed is the prime prerequisite, into commercial vehicle, where speed is of no moment, but holding convenience of loads is desired.

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