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rolling stock

n.
The equipment available for use in transportation by land, as buses, locomotives, or railroad cars, owned by a particular company or carrier.
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rolling stock

n
(Railways) the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons, guard's vans, etc
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roll′ing stock′


n.
the wheeled vehicles of a railroad, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rolling stock - collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier
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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Translations

rolling stock

n (Rail) → materiale m rotabile
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