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carport Line breaks: car|port
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːpɔːt/

Definition of carport in English:


A shelter for a car consisting of a roof supported on posts, built beside a house.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with carport

aquanaut • davenport
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