Meaning of automotive

au•to•mo•tive

Pronunciation: (ô"tu-mō'tiv, ô'tu-mō"tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to the design, operation, manufacture, or sale of automobiles: automotive parts.
  2. propelled by a self-contained motor, engine, or the like.
—n.
  1. an industry, store department, etc., specializing in appliances and parts for cars, trucks, and other motorized vehicles: You may find what you're looking for in automotive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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