Definition of kart in English:

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kart

Pronunciation: /kɑːt/

noun

A small unsprung motor-racing vehicle typically having four wheels and consisting of a tubular frame with a rear-mounted engine.
Example sentences
  • It covers, and/or provides links to, virtually every type of racing, from bikes to karts to Indy cars, at every level in every country.
  • When his father found an abandoned moped half-submerged in a nearby lake, retrieved the engine and then rebuilt and fitted it into the pedal kart, Michael Schumacher had his first engine to play with.
  • Brandon was a late bloomer in motorsport, starting in karts in his late teens.

Derivatives

karting

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːtɪŋ/
noun
Example sentences
  • ‘It's a relief to be driving the car again,’ said Fellows, who has been driving a go kart at an indoor karting facility near his home as part of his therapy.
  • The programme of events will include rallying, karting, off-road events, hill climbs, trials, autotests and visits to motorsport centres.
  • Countless championships in UK karting make it practically impossible to single out the best driver… but not for much longer.

Origin

1950s: shortening of go-kart.

Words that rhyme with kart

apart, apparat, art, baht, Bart, Barthes, cart, carte, chart, clart, dart, Eilat, fart, ghat, Gujarat, Gujrat, hart, Harte, heart, heart-to-heart, impart, Jat, kyat, Maat, Mansart, mart, outsmart, part, quarte, salat, savate, Scart, smart, start, tart, zakat

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