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Internal parts of cars and other road vehicles

accelerator

noun

the pedal that you press with your foot to make a vehicle go faster

air bag

noun

a bag in a car that immediately fills with air if the car crashes, to protect the driver and passengers

back seat

noun

a seat behind the driver of a car

booster seat

noun

a seat for a small child that raises him or her to a higher position, for example in a car

bucket seat

noun

a low deep seat in a car or aircraft

dash

noun

the dashboard of a car

dashboard

noun

the part inside a car where the speedometer and other instruments are

dimmer

noun

a dip switch for a car’s headlights

dip switch

noun

a switch for making the headlights at the front of a car point downwards

driving seat

noun

the seat where you sit when you are driving a car

emergency brake

noun

a handbrake in a car

fascia

noun

the dashboard of a car

floorboard

noun

the floor in a car

footrest

noun

a part of a chair or vehicle that supports your feet

gas pedal

noun

an accelerator in a car

gearshift

stick shift

gear stick

noun

the short metal lever in a car that a driver uses to change the gears

glove compartment

noun

the small cupboard or shelf in front of the passenger seat of a car

handbrake

noun

the piece of equipment in a car that you pull with your hand to keep the car still after it has stopped

headrest

noun

the top part of a chair or car seat that you lean your head against

headroom

noun

the amount of space between your head and a ceiling, especially in a car

horn

noun

the object in a car or other vehicle that makes a loud warning noise when you press it

ignition

noun

the place where you put in the key to make a car’s engine start

in-car

adjective

fitted or happening inside a car

instrument panel

noun

the board that faces the driver or pilot inside a vehicle, ship, or plane, where they can see and operate the controls

interior

noun

the inside part of something, especially a building or vehicle

mileometer

noun

a piece of equipment fitted to a vehicle that shows how many miles the vehicle has travelled

milometer

another spelling of mileometer

odometer

noun

a mileometer

panel

noun

the part of a vehicle or machine where the switches and other instruments are found

passenger seat

noun

the front seat in a road vehicle beside the driver’s seat

platform

noun

the area at the front or back of a bus where people stand to get off the bus

rear-view mirror

noun

a mirror fixed inside the front window of a car that lets the driver see what is happening behind it

safety belt

noun

a seat belt

seat belt

noun

a strong belt in a car or plane that you fasten around yourself to hold you in your seat

speedometer

noun

the piece of equipment in a vehicle that shows how fast it is going

steering wheel

noun

the wheel in a vehicle that you hold and turn to control the direction it travels in

stick

noun

a gear lever

stick shift

noun

a gear stick in a vehicle, or a car that uses one. A car that does not use one is called an automatic.

stowage

noun

space for storing things in a boat or vehicle

sunscreen

noun

a screen that you put on one of the windows inside your car so that it will not get too hot when it is parked in the sun

visor

noun

a flat object at the top of the front window of a car that you pull down to protect your eyes from the sun

the wheel

noun

the steering wheel that is used for controlling a car or other vehicle

in (the) front

in the part of a car where the driver and the controls are

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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