railcar

Definitions of railcar
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n a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad

Synonyms:
car, railroad car, railway car
Types:
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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, coach, passenger car
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
tender
car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
van
(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
boxcar
a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides
cattle car
a freight car for transporting cattle
coal car
freight car with fixed sides and no roof; for transporting coal
buffet car, diner, dining car, dining compartment
a passenger car where food is served in transit
flat, flatbed, flatcar
freight car without permanent sides or roof
gondola, gondola car
a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof
nonsmoker, nonsmoking car
a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
chair car, drawing-room car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car
a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
Pullman, Pullman car
luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
refrigerator car
a freight car that is equipped with refrigeration system
sleeper, sleeping car, wagon-lit
a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
smoker, smoking car, smoking carriage, smoking compartment
a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke
tank, tank car
a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
Type of:
wheeled vehicle
a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people

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