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sidecar

1. a small car attached on one side to a motorcycle, usually for one passenger, the other side being supported by a single wheel
2. a cocktail containing brandy with equal parts of Cointreau and lemon juice

sidecar

(1)
Synonym slap on the side. Especially used of add-ons for the late and unlamented IBM PCjr.

sidecar

(2)
The IBM PC compatibility box that could be bolted onto the side of an Amiga. Designed and produced by Commodore, it broke all of the company's own design rules. If it worked with any other peripherals, it was by magic.
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Sidecar will use the funds to further develop technologies that optimize product advertising channels, which have seen a surge in growth and popularity in 2015 with the rollout of Google Shopping and Facebook Dynamic Products Ads.
In addition to the super-powerful 1000cc sidecars, the Coventry Cracker also features a highly competitive 500cc class, which provided no shortage of thrills and spills during August's very entertaining Sidecar Shootout.
No CRMC race meeting would be complete without the sidecars, one of the most spectacular forms of motorsport there is.
I never really thought about a sidecar until I got a dog, but I will never be without one again,'' Roper said.
Showing that as the third-party capital sidecar vehicle reaches scale the benefits to Everest Re s general business increase with it, this is the most robust quarter of results that Mt.
While the ministry allowed drivers to use motorbikes provided they added a sidecar, which many did, they complained of a notable decrease in customers due to the sidecar.
But JLR's interest in the collection was piqued by the 130 Jaguars and Swallow Sidecars among the other cars.
While the financial crisis decimated the sidecar arena by decreasing leverage and sucking away returns, it is clear that sidecars are on the upswing, reinvented as strong hedging tools for both reinsurers and investors.
Kirklees College learning and assessment officer Stuart McGregor had formerly raced as a passenger on an F1 sidecar for seven years all over the UK including Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Cadwell Park.
Checking the Sidecar website to find out more about the company, Laura put her successful sales to the back of her mind to concentrate on her final major project.
Its sidecar is fitted with dual fog lights to defeat the long nights and both rider and passenger comfort is enhanced with the addition of fairing and a windscreen.