[hard-top] {n.} 1. A car that has a metal roof; a car that is not aconvertible.

Every spring Mr. Jones sells his hard-top and buys aconvertible.

2. or [hardtop convertible] A car with windows that canbe completely lowered with no partitions left standing, and with a topthat may or may not be lowered.

Mr. Brown's new car is a hardtopconvertible.