Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A contraction of railway-car.

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Examples

  • Alabama's public-employee pension system lent more than $550 million in 2007 and last year to finance construction of a rail-car plant, part of a strategy by the fund to spur development in the state and generate tax revenue.

    States to Business: Give Our Cash Back

  • In fact, Mr. Buffett has said that if he were forced to pick just one economic statistic to evaluate the economy, he'dlook at rail-car loadings.

    Some Berkshire Businesses Offer Good Signs for U.S. Economy

  • "The rail-car fleets were very, very old" and railroad executives seemed more open to the idea of buying new ones, says Mr. Groh, who also ranked in the aerospace and defense sector.

    Heavy Machinery

  • American International Group Inc. said it reached an agreement to sell its rail-car leasing unit to an affiliate of Perella Weinberg Partners.

    AIG Unloads Rail Services Unit

  • Mr. Groh, age 43, raised his rating on Greenbrier to buy from hold in early February 2010 after noticing a recovery in rail-car loadings and signs that rail cars were being pulled out of storage and put back into service.

    Heavy Machinery

  • The Anschutz case is a prime example of contemporary tax shelters, which aren't like the rail-car, oil and real-estate deals of a generation ago.

    When a Popular Tax Shelter Springs a Leak

  • Look also to John D. Rockefeller who began shipping oil by rail-car instead of in barrels thus reducing the price of gasoline.

    Another domino theory: Europe and the global economy

  • AIG Rail Services provides rail-car leases and equipment financing to shipping companies, railroads and others in the North American rail industry.

    Business Watch

  • The union sees comparisons between Hyatt's behavior and that of other companies that the Pritzkers have a large stake in, including the credit-score company Transunion and the Union Tank Car rail-car manufacturer.

    Hospitality workers union targets major Obama backer in protests against Hyatt

  • The union sees comparisons between Hyatt's behavior and that of other companies that the Pritzkers have a large stake in, including the credit-score company Transunion and the Union Tank Car rail-car manufacturer.

    Hospitality workers union targets major Obama backer in protests against Hyatt

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