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sleeping car

n.
A railroad car having accommodations for sleeping.

sleeping car

n
(Railways) a railway car fitted with compartments containing bunks for people to sleep in

sleep′ing car`


n.
a railroad car fitted with berths or compartments for passengers to sleep in.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleeping car - a passenger car that has berths for sleepingsleeping car - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
drawing room - a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
roomette - a small private compartment for one on a sleeping car
Translations
spací vůz
sovevogn
makuuvaunu
spavaća kola
hálókocsi
svefnvagn
寝台車
침대차
sovvagn
ตู้นอน
toa giường nằm

sleeping car

n (Rail) → vagone m letto inv

sleeping car

عَرَبَةُ النَّوْمِ spací vůz sovevogn Schlafwagen κλινάμαξα coche cama makuuvaunu wagon-lit spavaća kola vagone letto 寝台車 침대차 slaapwagen sovevogn wagon sypialny carruagem-cama, vagão-leito спальный вагон sovvagn ตู้นอน kuşetli vagon toa giường nằm 火车卧铺车厢
References in classic literature ?
But then the conductor locks you in when the train starts; there is no water to drink in the car; there is no heating apparatus for night travel; if a drunken rowdy should get in, you could not remove a matter of twenty seats from him or enter another car; but above all, if you are worn out and must sleep, you must sit up and do it in naps, with cramped legs and in a torturing misery that leaves you withered and lifeless the next day--for behold they have not that culmination of all charity and human kindness, a sleeping car, in all France.
This was done by a single boy, who stood with eyes and thought centered upon it, and fingers flying so fast that the sounds of the bits of steel striking upon each other was like the music of an express train as one hears it in a sleeping car at night.
It consists of 7 sleeping cars, three reserved cars and a restaurant car.
Contract notice: Providing services in sleeping cars (wl) and couchette (bc), involving the preparation and handling of wagons travelers while driving.
ended operations of sleeping cars in 1968, and Pullman porters were transferred to Union Pacific and Amtrak.
1873: British trains were fitted with toilets - but only in sleeping cars.
Amtrak makes a lot more money from sleeping cars than from coaches: by its own calculations, sleeping car passengers account for just 15 percent of long-distance passengers but contribute 36 percent of total revenue.
All Aboard" discusses Amtrak's new locomotives and View-liner sleeping cars, changes in rules regarding pets and bicycles on American trains, and much, much more, making it the ultimate guide to American train travel and its unique history and culture.
The Pullman designation honors the neighborhood built by industrialist George Pullman in the 19th century for workers to manufacture luxurious railroad sleeping cars.
There are 14 twin, two double and four single State Cabins in the sleeping cars, each lined with rich marquetry.
The train will consist of passenger cars of the Greek railway company as well as of sleeping cars of the state-run Serbian railway company.
Papazov pointed out that he had received thank you letters from passengers for the new sleeping cars which had been supplied during the term in office of former Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.