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"
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railroad car

n (US) → Eisenbahnwaggon m/-wagen m
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I think that in the railroad car we are inclined to spend more on luxury than on safety and convenience, and it threatens without attaining these to become no better than a modern drawing-room, with its divans, and ottomans, and sun-shades, and a hundred other oriental things, which we are taking west with us, invented for the ladies of the harem and the effeminate natives of the Celestial Empire, which Jonathan should be ashamed to know the names of.
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Its industries are extremely diversified and include the manufacture of motor vehicles, street and railroad cars, synthetic fibers, agricultural machinery, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipment, electronics, and textiles.
The first shipment of 15 freight cars produced for the Macedonian railway company (MZ Transport) by ZOS Trnava of the Slovak Republic will arrive in early November, while all 150 new railroad cars will be put to use by early January, said MZ Transport Director Oliver Derkoski, who also informed that the procurement of the freight cars cost 13.2 million euros.
It expects the alterations to the trucks, each of which is capable of hauling 240-tons of coal, or the equivalent of two railroad cars, to be completed by the end of 2014.
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