sleeping car


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sleeping car

n.
A railroad car having accommodations for sleeping.

sleeping car

n
(Railways) a railway car fitted with compartments containing bunks for people to sleep in

sleep′ing car`


n.
a railroad car fitted with berths or compartments for passengers to sleep in.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleeping car - a passenger car that has berths for sleepingsleeping car - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
drawing room - a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
roomette - a small private compartment for one on a sleeping car
Translations
spací vůz
sovevogn
makuuvaunu
spavaća kola
hálókocsi
svefnvagn
寝台車
침대차
sovvagn
ตู้นอน
toa giường nằm

sleeping car

n (Rail) → vagone m letto inv

sleeping car

عَرَبَةُ النَّوْمِ spací vůz sovevogn Schlafwagen κλινάμαξα coche cama makuuvaunu wagon-lit spavaća kola vagone letto 寝台車 침대차 slaapwagen sovevogn wagon sypialny carruagem-cama, vagão-leito спальный вагон sovvagn ตู้นอน kuşetli vagon toa giường nằm 火车卧铺车厢
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But then the conductor locks you in when the train starts; there is no water to drink in the car; there is no heating apparatus for night travel; if a drunken rowdy should get in, you could not remove a matter of twenty seats from him or enter another car; but above all, if you are worn out and must sleep, you must sit up and do it in naps, with cramped legs and in a torturing misery that leaves you withered and lifeless the next day--for behold they have not that culmination of all charity and human kindness, a sleeping car, in all France.
This was done by a single boy, who stood with eyes and thought centered upon it, and fingers flying so fast that the sounds of the bits of steel striking upon each other was like the music of an express train as one hears it in a sleeping car at night.
Sleeping Car, who proved so popular at last year's sale, is again well-represented with half a dozen entries, the pick of whom on paper is a brother to Grade 1-placed Sleeping Night (lot 216).
The son of a founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and of socially ambitious schoolteacher, he grew up in largely white surroundings and married a white woman.
Graced by royalty, Sleeping Car 3425 was a part of the service used by King Carol of Romania while His Majesty King Boris III of Bulgaria, a keen rail enthusiast, used to take to the footplate and drive the train himself.
Arnesen details the familiar story of the emergence of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, under the leadership of A.
Fire swept through a sleeping car on a Paris to Vienna express train during the early hours of yesterday morning, killing 12 people, including two children, and injuring nine others.
Zina (Lidia Dranovskaya) is a saucy little blonde who loves to tease; she passes herself off as twice-married to prissy officer Lavrentyev (Leonid Gallis), who shares her sleeping car.
IN MARCHING TOGETHER: Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Melinda Chateauvert addresses an important and understudied aspect of American labour history--the role of race and gender in shaping trade union organizations.
Each Superliner sleeping car has 14 economy bedrooms, 5 deluxe, and 1 family bedroom.
The experts will have to shed light on the actions of the ticket collector after he received a signal that a fire had erupted in compartment 6 of the sleeping car.