Definition of carport in English:


Line breaks: car|port
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːpɔːt


  • A shelter for a car consisting of a roof supported on posts, built beside a house.
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    • Two covered carports also shelter a woodworking shop and a recycling shed; more outdoor parking is included at the edge of the three-acre neighborhood.
    • The 22-by 33-foot room replaces a carport and is connected directly to the house.
    • Across the region, residents dealt with downed branches, knocked-over trees, malfunctioning traffic signals, leaky roofs, crumpled carports and battered mobile homes.

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