automobile

[ aw-tuh-muh-beel, aw-tuh-muh-beel, aw-tuh-moh-beel, -buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF automobile
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For that reason, as well as because of the fumes in his brain, he did not hear the coming of the automobile.

Away with it and its limitations, and those of its big brother, the automobile!

The variable (an audible) part of the roadway for an automobile.

He would have made a good radiator ornament on an automobile.

Along came the automobile, an eight-cylinder Super Junkster.

Still clasping Bonnie tightly to him, her father got into the automobile.

They thought no more of it than many do of going for a short spin in an automobile.

Then she went out and engaging an automobile, set out for Duvall's place.

When I woke up I started out to hunt the automobile and Billings.

From the automobile I heard smothered chuckles and exclamations.

WORD ORIGIN

1883, in reference to electric traction cars, from French automobile (adj.), 1861, a hybrid from Greek autos "self" (see auto-) + French mobile "moving," from Latin mobilis "movable" (see mobile (adj.)).

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