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car

1. 
a. a self-propelled road vehicle designed to carry passengers, esp one with four wheels that is powered by an internal-combustion engine
b. (as modifier): car coat
2. Brit a railway vehicle for passengers only, such as a sleeping car or buffet car
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a railway carriage or van
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What does it mean when you dream about a car?

A boxcar on a train, a car in an amusement park ride, a lift car on a ski tram, or an elevator car may symbolize the self, and many car dreams denote self-control issues. Taking charge of one’s life would be indicated if one were “in the driver’s seat.” Allowing one’s life to be driven by others might be indicated by a “backseat driver” or by “taking the backseat.” The dreamer may be being driven to new heights before he or she is ready. Or perhaps the dreamer is finally lifting himself or herself out of a rut. The emotional feeling about the car determines the meaning. (See also Vehicles.)

car

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CAR

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elevator car

The load-carrying unit of an elevator, including its platform, car frame, enclosure, and door or gate.

CAR

(Computer-Assisted Retrieval) Systems that use the computer to keep track of text documents or records stored on paper or on microform. The computer is used to derive the location of a requested item, which must be manually retrieved from a shelf, bin, or microform. See also char.

Car

(dreams)
The car in your dream may symbolize the physical self or ego development and ego function. In that, it represents the way that you travel through your life’s journey. Consider all of the details in the dream, including its emotional content (i. e., difficulty of the road, identity of the driver, direction of the incline). Recurring car dreams usually deal with life’s major themes that may include issues of control and sensibility. By carefully examining this dream, you may gain insight into important areas of life, including how well you are navigating from one stage of your life to another, if you are assertive and take charge or are passive. Dreaming about traveling in a car is a very, very common dream theme that provides valuable information in regard to a specific part of or long-standing theme in your life’s journey.
References in classic literature ?
Dan's the only one I've let on to about you, and our private cars and all the rest of it, and I'm not quite sure Dan believes.
It seemed to Bert that the car swayed for a moment and then buck-jumped and kicked him.
The motor car came to a standstill before him, and the man who was driving it sprang to the ground.
A few minutes later he was in his car and on his way back to Boulogne.
338-349) So said the bright-eyed goddess and swiftly got up into the car with victory and renown in her hands.
I watch the passage of the morning cars with the same feeling that I do the rising of the sun, which is hardly more regular.
She was standing up in the car, the other occupants holding her knees to steady her.
Very well; hurry up with that touring car and the oil stock, then.
I'll pay you double the hire of the car, and I'll be responsible for any damage.
I was in too much of a hurry to get one, and I gave all my money to the man who drove the car.
There are no first and second class carriages as with us; but there is a gentleman's car and a ladies' car: the main distinction between which is that in the first, everybody smokes; and in the second, nobody does.
Jurgis could take up a two-hundred-and-fifty-pound quarter of beef and carry it into a car without a stagger, or even a thought; and now he stood in a far corner, frightened as a hunted animal, and obliged to moisten his lips with his tongue each time before he could answer the congratulations of his friends.