from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A railroad car.
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- n. A self-propelled railroad vehicle for passengers.
- n. Any railway carriage or wagon, a railroad car.
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- n. a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
Not only the pick up portfolios, but to place that long term railcar order at the right time.
If you ride on a railcar of the New York MTA, it most likely started its life in Canada and completed in New York State.
Take a train to Princeton Junction and, from there, take the “Dinky” railcar to Princeton, right by the campus.
There, at the Valley Station, I climb into a bright red, parallelogram-shaped railcar designed to "lean" uphill and hang on, back pressed against the seat, for the delightful horror of a thirty-minute ascent.
He's best known for "The Red Wagon," a haunting 1991 recreation of a railcar that he outfitted with Soviet Realist paintings and an empty stage.
Here is an ergonomic note on the cockpit design of a multi-level railcar that New Jersey Transit uses (I rode on one two days ago).
La Follette campaigned by railcar and horse cart, visiting 300 towns and delivering stump speeches that crystallized Progressive ideology: Government should be a force to stand up for the little guy.
Why would anyone who could afford a Rolls-Royce Phantom—an asphalt-trenching railcar of luxury and privilege, a $400,000 automotive bugger-off to the world—care about the price of gasoline?
The rail industry, which ran at slower speeds in the first quarter due to heavy snow storms, also was caught off guard by the quarter's 11.4% surge in automotive railcar demand as auto makers ramped up production, said BB&T Capital Markets analyst John Mims , who follows the railroad industry.
Orders are still "lumpy" and difficult to predict, but railcar manufacturing is finally "trending in a positive direction," said Ed Whalen , president and chief executive of the company.