Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An open-sided shelter for an automotive vehicle, usually formed by a roof projecting from the side of a building.

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  • n. A roofed structure for automobile storage, usually attached to a house and not fully enclosed like a garage but with at least one side open to the outdoors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. garage for one or two cars consisting of a flat roof supported on poles

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  • The latter is that we would have to find a place to garage it while we are away - our house has a fenced-in carport, but the car is still visible from the street.

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  • As she leaves, waiting for her under the carport is a slight 17-year- old.

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  • The carport was a big, flat expanse of lawn, a variant of mutant grass, which could take an infinite amount of trampling.

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  • I have seen some places online where my tunnel COULD be defined as a carport, and other places where it doesn't fit at all.

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  • Apparently, a carport is the ideal solution to exotic car storage and one's just won a prize for its Maserati-sheltering abilities.

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  • Police said the carport is a hangout for the Muhammad family street gang, which has a rivalry with the Dog Pound.

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  • Laura That "carport" thingie and the garage doors remind me of a funeral home.

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  • Level -1: basement/storage; level 0: ground floor = polyvalent for bureau/commercial or as it is now 'carport', washing room and extra storage behind a curtain; level 0.5: vestiaire; level 1: front = main bedroom/master bathroom; rear = second bedroom + show room; level 2: front = bureau; rear = hobby + guest room; level 3: front = kitchen; rear

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  • This no longer makes the area a patio; it has now become a carport, which is illegal. "

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