railroad car

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Noun1.railroad car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroadrailroad car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
baggage car, luggage van - a railway car where passengers' bags are carried
cabin car, caboose - a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train
club car, lounge car - railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
guard's van - the car on a train that is occupied by the guard
handcar - a small railroad car propelled by hand or by a small motor
mail car - a railway car in which mail is transported and sorted
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
slip carriage, slip coach - a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train
suspension system, suspension - a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
tender - car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
van - (Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
Translations

railroad car

n (US) → Eisenbahnwaggon m/-wagen m
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