Reverse Word Search Lookup

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
accelerator a mechanical device that controls the speed of something, especially the gas pedal of a car.
air conditioner a machine that cools the air in a room or car. An air conditioner also takes the dust and dampness out of the air.
automobile a vehicle with four wheels that is powered by a motor that uses gasoline or other fuel; car. An automobile is used on roads to carry people.
backfire to give off a loud explosive noise that means the engine of a car or other vehicle is not working properly. [1/3 definitions]
ballast heavy material placed in the car of a balloon to make it more stable. [1/2 definitions]
beep a short, high sound that serves as a signal. A beep is made by an electronic device or a car horn. [1/3 definitions]
blinker a flashing light, especially one used on a car to signal that the car will turn and to show which way it will turn.
boxcar a railroad car that is enclosed on all sides. It is used for carrying freight.
cab1 a car that carries people who need a ride and pay a fare for this; taxicab. [1/3 definitions]
cable car an enclosed vehicle either on rails or hanging from a cable that is pulled back and forth by a moving cable. A cable car carries people up and down a steep slope or across a chasm.
caboose a car at the rear of a freight train, used by the train's crew as a place for eating, sleeping, and observation of the tracks.
cage a similar structure that carries or protects people, such as an elevator car or a bank cashier's cage. [1/4 definitions]
car a vehicle that runs along rails, such as a railroad car or cable car. [2/3 definitions]
carsick having a sick feeling while riding in a car, bus, or train.
checkup any examination of a person or thing. Having a doctor look closely at a body to make sure that a person is healthy is one kind of checkup. Having a mechanic look at a car to make sure it is running properly is another kind of checkup.
clutch1 a device for working the gears of an engine, as in a car. [1/4 definitions]
convertible a car or boat with a top that can be folded down. [1/2 definitions]
cruiser a police car. [1/3 definitions]
dashboard a panel below the windshield in a car or other vehicle. Dashboards have dials, controls, and spaces for keeping things.
diesel engine a type of engine that burns fuel oil. Diesel engines are different from most car engines, which use an electric spark to ignite the fuel. In a diesel engine, the fuel is sprayed into a chamber and set on fire by the heat of air that has been put under high pressure. Big trucks have diesel engines.
drive to operate (a car, truck, or other vehicle). [4/11 definitions]