from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a railroad repair-shop, a long platform-car supported upon wheels placed at a right angle with its length, and running upon rails laid in a sunken pit between the ends of parallel tracks. On it is laid a section of track. It is operated by a small motor, and is used to transfer cars from one track to another or from one shop to another.
- n. A platform-car for drilling electric cars.
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