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The Word " Rims " by Hockaday
Started on: 10-27-2010 02:59 AM
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Last post by: rogergarrison on 10-28-2010 07:13 PM
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Report this Post10-28-2010 07:41 AM Click Here to See the Profile for HockadaySend a Private Message to HockadayDirect Link to This Post
motor
mo·tor
   /ˈmoʊtər/ Show Spelled[moh-ter] Show IPA
–noun
1.
a comparatively small and powerful engine, esp. an internal-combustion engine in an automobile, motorboat, or the like.
2.
any self-powered vehicle.
3.
a person or thing that imparts motion, esp. a contrivance, as a steam engine, that receives and modifies energy from some natural source in order to utilize it in driving machinery.
4.
Also called electric motor. Electricity . a machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy, as an induction motor.
5.
motors, stocks or bonds in automobile companies.
–adjective
6.
pertaining to or operated by a motor.
7.
of, for, by, or pertaining to motor vehicles: motor freight.
8.
designed or for automobiles, their drivers, or their passengers: The hotel has a motor lobby in its parking garage for picking up and discharging passengers.
9.
causing or producing motion.
10.
Physiology . conveying an impulse that results or tends to result in motion, as a nerve.
11.
Psychology, Physiology . Also, motoric. of, pertaining to, or involving muscular movement: a motor response; motor images.
–verb (used without object)
12.
to ride or travel in an automobile; drive: They motored up the coast.
–verb (used with object)
13.
Chiefly British . to drive or transport by car: He motored his son to school.

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Report this Post10-28-2010 08:28 AM Click Here to See the Profile for IsoldeSend a Private Message to IsoldeDirect Link to This Post
Okay, for the record, I'm in the camp that believes a rim is the outer portion of a wheel, and a motor is a little 10-pound electric thing that is used to start a big gasoline-fueled V8 engine.
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Originally posted by rogergarrison:

Im over 60 and never heard the term 'feet', but have heard tires referred to as shoes.



Hey Roger, did you or anyone you know ever refer to a lager pair of tires on the back of a car as "Meats"? I remember those days.

Kevin

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Report this Post10-28-2010 05:58 PM Click Here to See the Profile for kyunderdawgSend a Private Message to kyunderdawgDirect Link to This Post
Hockaday,

What kind of rims wheels ya got on your car? I have a set of GTZ rims wheels on mine.
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quote
Originally posted by Lambo nut:


Hey Roger, did you or anyone you know ever refer to a lager pair of tires on the back of a car as "Meats"? I remember those days.

Kevin


No, cant say I have. Its only been tires, shoes, or rubber ive ever heard...of course europeans call them tyres.

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