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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.

boxcar

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

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.]
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
Translations

boxcar

[ˈbɒksˌkɑːʳ] N (US) → furgón m

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːr] n (US)wagon m (de marchandises) couvert

boxcar

[ˈbɒkskɑːʳ] n (Am) → carro merci inv
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