Pronunciation: (kär),[key] —n. 1. an automobile.
2. a vehicle running on rails, as a streetcar or railroad car.
3. the part of an elevator, balloon, modern airship, etc., that carries the passengers, freight, etc.
4. Brit. Dial.any wheeled vehicle, as a farm cart or wagon.
5. Literary.a chariot, as of war or triumph.
6. Archaic.cart; carriage.