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box·car

 (bŏks′kär′)
n.
1. A fully enclosed railroad car, typically having sliding side doors, used to transport freight.
2. boxcars A throw of two dice that turns up six spots on each.
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boxcar

(ˈbɒksˌkɑː)
n
(Railways) US and Canadian a closed railway freight van
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box•car

(ˈbɒksˌkɑr)

n.
1. an enclosed railroad freight car.
2. boxcars, a pair of sixes on the first throw in craps.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boxcar - a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sidesboxcar - a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
stockcar - boxcar with latticed sides; for transporting livestock
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Translations

boxcar

[ˈbɒksˌkɑːʳ] N (US) → furgón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːr] n (US)wagon m (de marchandises) couvert
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːʳ] n (Am) → carro merci inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
With other men he lived in a box car and away they went from town to town painting the railroad property-switches, crossing gates, bridges, and stations.
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Each day in the park they race around in their box cars, pretending to be everything from policemen chasing down bad guys to chauffeurs driving around movie stars!
Has anyone tried to modify old box cars for other purposes like living enclosures, showrooms, or storage for important items or artifacts?
The prisoners were loaded onto box cars in San Fernando, Pampanga.
How to Build Box Cars and Trucks (Step-by-Step Projects).
In the case of two box cars that are on their sides, the plan is to use heavy equipment to move them to a spot away from the tracks where they will be placed on trucks or disassembled and moved in pieces.
The soap box cars have been built, and will be raced by, local Gaskill and Lasalle Preparatory School students as part of a Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum.
The wreckage continued to smolder early Wednesday as crews worked to remove the charred, twisted box cars from the tracks.
Loss We raced our wooden soap box cars Down donkey's hill, till it got dark Working class kids in paradise Tho' its proper name was Newsham Park We were pirates on the boating lake Or fishermen in a gale Poor Tommy Jones fell overboard Yet lived to tell the tale We'd put tents up on the big field Become Bedouins for a day Young Tony took ill he was only seven Then he went away We carried on with our play We didn't understand Newsham Park becomes Sherwood Forest We're one short in our outlaw band Seven decades have passed me by Since we all trooped home at dark And if Tony's still seven as he runs around heaven I hope it's like Newsham Park by Bobby Clinton, Anfield
Wells Fargo Rail offers a variety of customized finance and operating lease structures, as well as railcar lease management services, with a wide selection of box cars, covered hoppers, gondolas, open-top hoppers, flat cars, tank cars, intermodal equipment and locomotives.