non·​au·​to·​mo·​tive ˌnän-ˌȯ-tə-ˈmō-tiv How to pronounce nonautomotive (audio)
: not of, relating to, or concerned with automobiles : not automotive
… the company agreed to rid itself of its nonautomotive businesses.Jonathan Kandell

Examples of nonautomotive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And Renesas’ nonautomotive revenue comes mostly from industrial and infrastructure companies that are less tied to the boom and bust consumer electronics cycle. Jacky Wong, WSJ, 18 Aug. 2022 The continent’s companies ordered nearly 29,000 robotics units through September, with nonautomotive outfits, such as firms in the metal industry, leading the spike in demand. Jacob Carpenter, Fortune, 12 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonautomotive was in 1921

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“Nonautomotive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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