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car•riage(ˈkær ɪdʒ; for 9 also ˈkær i ɪdʒ)
carriage car truck wagon
Carriage is one of several nouns which are used to refer to vehicles pulled by railway engines.
In British English, a carriage is one of the separate sections of a train that carries passengers.
In American English, these sections are called cars.
In British English, car used to be part of the name of some special kinds of railway carriage. For example, a carriage might be called a dining car, a restaurant car, or a sleeping car. These terms are no longer used officially, but people still use them in conversation.
In British English, a truck is an open vehicle used for carrying goods on a railway.
In American English, this vehicle is called a freight car or a flatcar.
In British English, a wagon is a vehicle with a top, sides and a sliding door, used for carrying goods on a railway.
In American English, vehicles like these are usually called boxcars.
A truck is also a large motor vehicle used for transporting goods by road.
|Noun||1.||carriage - a railcar where passengers ride |
railcar, railroad car, railway car, car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
chair car, drawing-room car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car - a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
|2.||carriage - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses|
axletree - a dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve
barouche - a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top
brougham - light carriage; pulled by a single horse
buckboard - an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
caroche - a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
chariot - a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
clarence - a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
gharry - a horse-drawn carriage in India
gig - small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
hansom, hansom cab - a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
horse-drawn vehicle - a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
landau - a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
post chaise - closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail
rumble - a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
stanhope - a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
surrey - a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats
trap - a light two-wheeled carriage
troika - a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
|3.||carriage - characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"|
bodily property - an attribute of the body
slouch - a stooping carriage in standing and walking
gracefulness - beautiful carriage
|4.||carriage - a machine part that carries something else|
lathe - machine tool for shaping metal or wood; the workpiece turns about a horizontal axis against a fixed tool
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
typewriter - hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
typewriter carriage - a carriage for carrying a sheet of paper
|5.||carriage - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around|
bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
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"
Carriages and cartsbarouche, brake, britzka, brougham, buckboard (U.S. & Canad.), buggy, cab, cabriolet, calash or calèche, Cape cart (S. African), cariole or carriole, carriage, carryall, cart, chaise, chariot, clarence, coach, Conestoga wagon, coupe, covered wagon (U.S. & Canad.), curricle, dogcart, drag, droshky, equipage, fiacre, fly, four-in-hand, gharry, gig, Gladstone, hansom, herdic (U.S.), jaunting car or jaunty car, landau, phaeton, post chaise, prairie schooner (chiefly U.S.), pung (Eastern U.S. & Canad.), quadriga (historical), randem, ratha, rig, rockaway (U.S.), sledge, spider phaeton or spider, stagecoach, sulky, surrey, tandem, tarantass, tilbury, troika, victoria, vis-à-vis, wagon, wagonette, wain (chiefly poetic)
carriage forward → port dû
carriage free → franco de port
carriage paid → (en) port payé