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carburettor

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3158 carburettor
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As a Noun: 1. The part of an engine, usually in a car, in which air and petrol mix together. English = carburettor.

choke, stuck, trapped

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3663 choke
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As a Noun: 1. A device in a car, lorry, or other vehicle that reduces the amount of air going into the engine and makes it easier to start. English = choke. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be unable to continue doing something because it is too difficult, or to be in an unpleasant situation and to be unable to change it. English = (be) stuck, (be) trapped.

jack, jack up

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3879 jack
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General Definition: 1. The action of holding onto a bar or pole-like object, which is more or less horizontal, such as the arm of a water pump, and pushing it repeatedly up and down, or any action or any thing directly or indirectly related to this, especially a car jack. As a Noun: 1. A mechanical device that is used to lift a heavy object, especially a car, off the ground. English = jack. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To lift a heavy object, especially a car, off the ground by using a special mechanical device. English = jack up.

sunroof

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2126 sunroof
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General Definition: 1. Something flat that moves back and forth over your head, or any thing or any action directly or indirectly associated with this, such as an awning or a retractable roof, especially in a car. As a Noun: 1. A small retractable section in the roof of some cars. English = sunroof.

boot (car), trunk (container)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3880 trunk-car
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General Definition: 1. Any thing which has a large opening and closing lid which you operate with your whole arm, or any thing or any object directly or indirectly associated with this, especially a car boot. As a Noun: 1. A covered space usually found at the back of a car in which you carry things such as luggage and shopping. British and Australian English = boot. American English = trunk.

drive, driving, driver

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3990 drive1a
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As a Noun: 1. The act of operating and controlling a vehicle so that it goes where you want it to go. English = driving. 2. A journey in a vehicle such as a car. English = drive. 3. Someone who drives a motor vehicle. English = driver. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To operate and control a vehicle so that it goes where you want it to go. English = drive, drive to. 2. To take someone somewhere in a car. English = drive.

drive, steer, steering wheel, driving

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3991 steer-car
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As a Noun: 1. The wheel in a car or truck which the driver holds when he or she is steering the vehicle. English = steering wheel. 2. The act of operating and controlling a vehicle so that it goes where you want it to go. English = driving. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To control a car to make it go in the direction you want by turning the steering wheel. English = steer. 2. To drive a vehicle.

taxi, cab

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4280 taxi.light1a
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As a Noun: 1. A car driven by someone whose job is to take you where you want to go in return for money. English = taxi, cab

brake, brake pedal

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3856 brake1a
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As a Noun: 1. The device in a vehicle that is used to make it go slower or stop. Often it is operated by pressing down on it with your foot. English = brake. 2. In a vehicle, a flat surface that a driver presses to operate the brakes. English = brake pedal. 3. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To operate the brake on a vehicle. English = brake. 2. Of a vehicle, to go slower because the brake has been operated. English = brake.

car park, parking lot, park, back up (reverse), reverse park

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2874 car-park
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As a Noun: 1. An area or a building where people can leave their cars. English = car park, parking lot. 2. An individual space for a car on the side of a road or within a car park. English = park, parking space. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To drive a car into a parking space and leave it there. English = park. 2. To drive a car backwards usually in order to park it. English = back up, reverse park.