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 In addition, the food hall will include activities, such as Topgolf golf simulators, shuffleboard, a slot car racing track, video games and snookball — which resembles billiards played with soccer balls. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 June 2021 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, 16 Apr. 2020 Jens Weidmann, the Bundesbank’s president, raced slot cars. Tom Fairless, WSJ, 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, 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 24 Oct. 2021.

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