Definition of Coal car

1. Noun. Freight car with fixed sides and no roof; for transporting coal.

Generic synonyms: Freight Car

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coal Car

coal-tar creosote
coal ball
coal bed
coal black
coal car (current term)
coal chute
coal drop
coal drops
coal dust
coal gas
coal house
coal industry
coal mine
coal miner
coal miner's lung
coal mines
coal oil
coal scuttle
coal seam

Literary usage of Coal car

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"When handling 600 tons per day of 24 hours the cost of operation is approximately 20 cents per ton from coal car to ash car. This includes wages of firemen ..."

2. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1881)
"Hopper-bottom Gondola Eight-wheeled Hopper- Coal-car. bottom Coaltar. Iron-hopper Coal-ear. Four-wheeled Hopper- bottom Coal-car. Hopper-bottom Gondola-car. ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1902)
"The material facts as shown by the record are as follows: An engine apd train crew of the defendant had shifted a boxcar, coal-car, and stone-car from the ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"The- conductor signaled the engineer to back up. and when the post came in contact with the coal car the latter ran ahead a few feet more rapidly than the ..."

5. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1908)
"Lawrence The coal car was placed on the spur about five minutes before ... There was no evidence that the coal car was left by the switching crew on the ..."

6. The Ohio Law Journal (1883)
"If the coal car had not been out of repair the draw-bars would have met or ... This coal car, which belonged to the company, and had been in use for nine ..."

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