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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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The added sidecar has reduced his vehicle's fuel efficiency, he said.
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.
"I was browsing online one day and thought that I'd add Sidecar to my LinkedIn details," said Laura.
Crawford, who has been a leading figure in British F2 sidecars in the last couple of years, has made no secret of the fact he wants a change next year.
Reinsurance sidecars are generally quota-share and excess-of-loss arrangements whereby third party investors take on the risk and return of re/insurers' specific books of business, based on a fixed percentage or through excess-of-loss protection.
He was off work for 10 weeks and had to fork out PS40 for repairs to his motor bike and sidecar.
Sidecar features a sidebar where users can access some commonly used controls or tools, with some modifier keys that enable shortcuts in pro apps, allowing users to undo as well as display or hide the menu bar, Dock, and keyboard right from their iPads.
Team Morgans' first sidecar race takes place June 1, with the second on June 7.
The dogs were crammed inside a sidecar with their mouths tied with a rope.
The Limestone Re vehicle is part of the expanding trend of sponsors that utilize sidecar transactions to access reinsurance and retrocessional capacity, said Aon Benfield in a report published in September 2017, titled "Insurance-Linked Securities - Alternative Capital Breaks New Boundaries."
The Sidecar Fund targeted USD 1 billion and closed on USD 1.5 billion of capital commitments alongside the main fund.