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curb weight

noun
1.
the weight of an automotive vehicle including fuel, coolant, and lubricants but excluding occupants and cargo.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples for curb weight
  • The old standard required a roof to withstand pressure equal to one and a half times the vehicle's curb weight.
  • To keep curb weight and prices low, it'll be built with a polymer exterior.
  • The fire rate was not found to be related to car size, as defined by vehicle curb weight.

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