slot car

noun

Definition of slot car

: an electric toy racing car with a pin underneath that fits into a groove on a track for guidance

Examples of slot car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Larger, non-micro 1:32 scale Scalextric model slot cars are also available for about $50 each, including the Aston Martin V8 Vantage (below) and the Aston Martin DB5, both from the upcoming No Time to Die. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, "Official Model Cars From the Bond Films Ready for Your Order," 16 Apr. 2020 Jens Weidmann, the Bundesbank’s president, raced slot cars. Tom Fairless, WSJ, "Coming to a Festival Near You: Friendly Central Bankers," 28 May 2018 His children will forever remember their time with him on forest marches, flying model airplanes and rockets, and racing slot cars. courant.com, "James Urso," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of slot car

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Slot car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slot%20car. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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