Definition of Railcar

1. Noun. A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad. "Three cars had jumped the rails"




Definition of Railcar

1. Noun. A self-propelled railroad vehicle for passengers. ¹

2. Noun. Any railway carriage or wagon, a railroad car. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Railcar

1. a railroad car [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railcar

rail vehicles
rail yard
railbank
railbanked
railbanking
railbanks
railbed
railbeds
railbird
railbirds
railbuff
railbuffs
railbus
railbuses
railbusses
railcar (current term)
railcard
railcards
railcars
raile
railed
railer
railers
railes
railest
raileth
railfan
railfanning
railfans
railful

Literary usage of Railcar

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1. Drugs of Abuse (1996) edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"1st Infantry Division soldier securing a vehicle to a railcar " Leslie Garven, "Rhame: Big Red One Trained and Ready," Daily Union (Junction City, Kans. ..."

2. Concentration in Agriculture: A Report of the USDA Advisory Committee on by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"railcar shortages have occurred since then, but the most severe shortages were in ... Total railcar loadings of grain were up 14 percent in 1995 over 1994, ..."

3. Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering by National Research Council (2002)
"Research and Development Strategies and Priorities Vulnerability to railcar and Container Contents An approach for reducing the probability of explosives or ..."

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