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kart

[kahrt] /kɑrt/
noun
1.
a small, light, low-slung, four-wheeled vehicle, usually powered by a gasoline engine, capable of speeds up to 60 miles per hour (96 km/h), and used for racing or recreation.
Also called go-cart, go-kart.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60, Americanism; spelling variant of cart
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  • Cadillac, which has sponsored a celebrity go-kart race the past six years, also shuttered its event.
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British Dictionary definitions for kart

kart

/kɑːt/
noun
1.
a light low-framed vehicle with small wheels and engine used for recreational racing Also called go-cart, go-kart
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Word Origin and History for kart
n.

1959, short for go-kart (see go-cart).

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